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What If I Overdose on Suboxone?

An overdose of this medication can be quite dangerous and even fatal. It is important that you seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on Suboxone.
(Click Suboxone Overdose for more information.)

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Suboxone should be stored at room temperature, protected from prolonged exposure to light. For the films, keep them in their original packaging until use. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets. Because Suboxone is a potential drug of abuse, store it in a safe place to prevent theft.

Available Strengths

This medication comes in the form of a sublingual tablet and a sublingual film, both of which come in the following strengths:
  • Suboxone 2 mg/0.5 mg, which contains 2 mg of buprenorphine and 0.5 mg of naloxone
  • Suboxone 8 mg/2 mg, which contains 8 mg of buprenorphine and 2 mg of naloxone.

Can I Buy Generic Suboxone?

Generic versions of Suboxone are available (see Generic Suboxone).
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