Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch

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Introduction

Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch is used to treat moderate to severe pain and drug dependence/addiction to opioids. It helps prevent withdrawal symptoms that may be caused due to withdrawal of other opioids.

Your doctor will explain how to use Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch. Follow the instructions carefully to get the most benefit. The dose and duration will depend on what you are using it for and how well it helps your symptoms. Use it regularly and do not discontinue using it until the doctor tells you it is alright to stop.

The most common side effects of this medicine include constipation, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, and nausea. You may have side effects more often when you start your treatment or when your dose is increased. Usually, the side effects will slowly go away as your body gets used to it. If they are severe or do not go away, you should remove your patch and contact your doctor.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other illnesses or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by some other drugs you are using. Let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking or using to make sure it is safe for you. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Buvalor Transdermal Patch

  • Treatment of Moderate to severe pain
  • Treatment of Opioid (Morphine) dependence

Benefits of Buvalor Transdermal Patch

In Treatment of Moderate to severe pain

Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch helps to relieve moderate to severe pain in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking those chemical messengers in our body that are responsible for the pain sensation. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Applying it will help you go about your daily life more easily. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life. Consult a doctor if you are not sure.

In Treatment of Opioid (Morphine) dependence

Opioids are prescribed to treat pain. With prolonged use, the body may become dependent on them and cause withdrawal symptoms, which makes it difficult to stop taking them. Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch helps prevent these cravings that lead to opioid dependence and also helps the person to refrain from taking them repeatedly.

Side effects of Buvalor Transdermal Patch

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Buvalor

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Nausea

How to use Buvalor Transdermal Patch

Use this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. Make sure the skin is clean and dry. Remove the protective liner of the patch. Do not touch the sticky side. With sticky side down, place the patch evenly onto the skin.

How Buvalor Transdermal Patch works

Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch is a opioid partial agonist. It prevents withdrawal symptoms in patients who stop taking opioid drugs by producing similar effects to these drugs. It also provides pain relief by acting on specific receptors in the brain that change how your body feels and responds to pain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
CAUTION
Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Consider the use of an alternate analgesic that may permit more flexibility with the dosing in patients with severe hepatic impairment.

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Quick Tips

  • Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch should be used as advised by the doctor.
  • You should change the patch every 7 days and apply a new patch to a new site.
  • Do not expose the patches to a heat source.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medicines that can cause drowsiness.
  • It has a high potential for abuse, misuse, or addiction even at normal doses.
  • Discontinue the medicine and inform your doctor if you experience difficulty breathing.
  • Do not stop taking Buvalor 20mg Transdermal Patch without talking to your doctor first as it may cause a worsening of symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenanthrenes Derivatives
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS
Action Class
Opioids- Partial agonist

Patient Concerns

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Any pain tablet for cancer patent.
Dr. Sanjay Singh Rai
Medical Oncology and Hematology
Lot of medicines for cancer patients some are simple pain killers like ibuprofen, voveron, paracetamolOther strong pain killers are from opioid groups of medicines like morphine, Fentanyl These u can not buy or use without supervision of a doctor
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Dermatology
Plz visit a dermatologist for prescription of oral medication this is moderate to severe
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Country of Origin: India

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