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NORPHIN 0.3MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 61.77 for 1 vial(s) (2 ML injection each)
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Composition for NORPHIN

Buprenorphine(0.3 mg)

food interaction for NORPHIN

alcohol interaction for NORPHIN

pregnancy interaction for NORPHIN

lactation interaction for NORPHIN

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Norphin 0.3mg injection at a fixed time.
Avoid Norphin 0.3mg injection with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Norphin 0.3mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Norphin 0.3mg injection 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.

SALT INFORMATION for NORPHIN

Buprenorphine(0.3 mg)

Uses

Norphin 0.3mg injection is used for Pain, Opioid (Morphine) dependence

How it works

Norphin 0.3mg injection belongs to a class of medications called opioid partial agonist-antagonists. It prevents withdrawal symptoms when opioid drug is stopped, by producing similar effects to these drugs. It also works in brain and nervous system to relieve pain.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Shortness of breath, Swelling of tongue, Back pain, Blurred vision, Confusion, Constipation, Light colored stools, Dark colored urine, Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Stomach upset, Weakness, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye, Sick, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for NORPHIN

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  • BUPRIGESIC 0.3MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 22.25/ML of injection
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  • TIDIGESIC 0.3MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 7.25/ML of injection
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  • TIDIGESIC 0.3MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 12.05/ML of injection
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Expert advice for NORPHIN

  • 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 NORPHIN

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)