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Generic Buprenorphine

If you have moderate-to-severe pain or are struggling with opioid dependence, your healthcare provider may recommend buprenorphine as part of your treatment. Buprenorphine is an opioid found in various brand-name drugs, including:
 
Of these brand-name drugs, Buprenex and Subutex are available in generic form; Butrans and Suboxone are not.
 
Buprenex, Subutex, and Suboxone are manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Butrans is manufactured by LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG for Purdue Pharma L.P.
 
(For more details on this topic, click Buprenorphine. This article tells you what you need to know about how it works, who can use it, and what to do in cases of overdose.)
 
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