Buprenex Injection Information
BuprenexTM (buprenorphine injection) is a medication prescribed for treating moderate-to-severe pain. This medicine comes in the form of an injection, and can be given in a muscle or by intravenous infusion (by IV). As an opioid narcotic, Buprenex works by binding to certain pain receptors in the body.
Although most people tolerate this injection well, side effects may occur and can include drowsiness, nausea, and dizziness. If reactions occur, they are typically minor and easy to treat. Buprenex also has the potential for abuse. In fact, it is classified as a controlled substance in the United States, meaning there are special rules and regulations for using it.
(Click Buprenex for more detailed information on this injection, including details on its effects in the body, what to expect during treatment, and other safety issues to be aware of before using this medicine.)