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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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The rats were given analgesic Buprenex injection after surgery to prevent pain.
One hundred percent of the subjects responded correctly on item 6, "The effect of opioids should decrease when pentazocine (Talwin) or buprenorphine hydrochloride (Buprenex) is used together after opioids are used".
All the birds were treated with buprenorphine (0.25 mg/kg SC; Buprenex, Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare Ltd, Hull, England) and lactated Ringer's solution (1/2 daily maintenance requirements subcutaneously, calculated by the formula 78 x body weight [[kg].sup.0.75]) before and after surgery.
The animals were administered Buprenex (buprenorphine; 0.1 mg/kg) every 10-12 h for pain control.
Buprenorphine (Buprenex, Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare, UK) was used for local anesthesia.
For maintenance-phase opiate use disorder treatment, we see buprenorphine (Buprenex, Subutex, Transtec), methadone (Dolophine, Methadose, Metharose, and others) and the buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone) combination.
Buprenex cannot be prescribed legally for treatment of opiate dependence because it is not FDA approved for that purpose.
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Buprenorphine (0.01 mg/kg subcutaneous of 0.3 mg/mL Buprenex) was given on the postsurgery day and on 2 subsequent days to control pain.
(d) Buprenex 0,3mg/mL, Reckitt and Coleman Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Richmond, VA, USA.
Buprenorphine (also known as Buprenex, Subutex, and Suboxone) recently became fashionable for opiate detoxification.