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Buprenorphine + Naloxone

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Buprenorphine + Naloxone Uses

Buprenorphine+Naloxone is used in opioid dependence.

How Buprenorphine + Naloxone works

Buprenorphine + Naloxone is a combination of two medicines: buprenorphine and naloxone which treat opioid addiction. Buprenorphine is an opioid partial agonist. It prevents withdrawal symptoms in patients who stop taking opioid drugs by producing similar effects to these drugs. Naloxone is an opioid antagonist which blocks the opioid receptors to prevent withdrawal side effects.

Common side effects of Buprenorphine + Naloxone

Headache, Sweating, Drug withdrawal syndrome, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Numbness in mouth, Tongue pain, Back pain, Lightheadedness, Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats), Blurred vision, Sleep disturbance, Difficulty in paying attention, Dizziness, Fainting, Sleepiness
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