Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Buprocare Tablet
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet is used in opioid dependence.
Buprocare Tablet side effects
Common
  • Weakness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome
How to use Buprocare Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Buprocare Tablet works
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet is a opioid partial agonist. It prevents withdrawal symptoms in patients who stop taking opioid drugs by producing similar effects to these drugs.
Buprocare Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Buprocare 0.2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with serious liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Do not take buprenorphine if you are allergic to buprenorphine or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not take buprenorphine if you have serious breathing problems; head injuries or brain disease; enlarged prostate gland; difficulties in passing urine; low blood pressure.
  • Do not take buprenorphine if you are intoxicated due to alcohol or have delirium tremens (sudden and severe mental changes including tremors and hallucinations due to alcohol withdrawal).
  • Do not drive a car or operate machinery as it is known to cause drowsiness.
  • Taking buprenorphine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness especially when you get up too quickly from a lying position. Therefore, get out of bed slowly, resting your feet on the floor for a few minutes before standing up.

FAQs

Q. Is Buprocare an opiate/ opiate blocker/ controlled substance/ pain killer/ addictive?
Buprocare belongs to a class of medications called opioid partial agonist-antagonists, which is used to relieve pain. It is a controlled substance and an addictive drug. Consult your doctor for alternate drug if you experience addiction
Q. Does Buprocare block opiates?
Yes. Buprocare block opiates
Q. Can Buprocare cause depression?
Buprocare is not known to cause depression. If you experience such side effects, please consult your doctor.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Aug 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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