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food interaction for BUVALOR

alcohol interaction for BUVALOR

pregnancy interaction for BUVALOR

lactation interaction for BUVALOR

medicine interaction for BUVALOR

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alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Buvalor 10mg patch 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR BUVALOR

Buprenorphine(10 mg)

Uses

Buvalor 10mg patch is used for pain and opioid (morphine) dependence.

How it works

Buvalor 10mg patch decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

Common side effects

Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Sleepiness, Nausea, Constipation

COMMON DOSAGE FOR BUVALOR 10MG PATCH

Patients taking BUVALOR 10MG PATCH

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES FOR BUVALOR

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR BUVALOR

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR BUVALOR

Buprenorphine

Q.

Is buprenorphine an opiate/ opiate blocker/ controlled substance/ pain killer/ addictive?
Buprenorphine 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 buprenorphine block opiates?
Yes. Buprenorphine block opiates

Q.

Can buprenorphine cause depression?
Buprenorphine is not known to cause depression. If you experience such side effects, please consult your doctor.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT BUVALOR 10MG PATCH

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
85%
Not effective
8%
Can't say
8%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
86%
No
14%

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Content on this page was last updated on 26 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)