buprenorphine

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bu·pre·nor·phine

 (byo͞o′prə-nôr′fēn′)
n.
A semisynthetic opioid drug, C29H41NO4, used usually in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and, in combination with naloxone, for long-term treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin.

[bu(tyl) + pr(opyl) + en(do-) or (eth)en(e) + (m)orphine.]

buprenorphine

(bjuːˈprɛnɔːfiːn)
n
(Medicine) an opiate used medicinally as a powerful analgesic
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buprenorphine

n buprenorfina
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Pour faire un petit somme, Ines doit prendre du valium ou du temgesic, un antalgique qui s'apparente a la morphine.
Subutex and Temgesic being bought back by the Group.
Suboxone (buprenorphine and naltrexone), Temgesic (buprenorphine), and Subutex (buprenorphine) are prescription medications placed sublingually and dissolved in the mouth.
Also taken were morphine, Temgesic, Fentenyl patches and Dexedryne as well as Ritalin and Equsyn, which are used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
They include nine boxes of methadone containing 60 tablets each, morphine, 180 boxes of Filnarine which are morphine sulphate tablets in various colours, Temgesic, and Fentenyl patches which are pain killers.
He sold Temgesic or 'jellies' , as the inmates call them, to anyone with the capability of buying them.
He takes smack and Temgesic and if he denies that he is a liar.
Under previous agreements with Reckitt & Colman, Schering-Plough markets SUBUTEX in France and TEMGESIC in France, Portugal, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg and a number of countries in Latin America.
Blanco said during the row he told McFadyen he should just take the drugs, which included a kilo of amphetamine sulphate (speed) and the powerful prescription drugs temazepam and temgesic, and let the couriers go.
They are charged with conspiracy to supply heroin, cannabis and the painkiller Temgesic.
For years I took strong painkillers like dihydrocodeine and Temgesic.