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ATC Level5: N02AE01 - Buprenorphine

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Drugs in ATC category "N02AE01":

    - Buprenorphine belongs to the class of medications called opioid analgesics (pain relievers). Buprenorphine sustained release is only intended to treat persistent moderate chronic (long-term) pain , where pain relief is needed around the clock. For acute pain or "breakthrough" pain, the doctor will prescribe another pain medication such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or a narcotic-containing medication. Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those... - SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION SPL Unclassified section and Caution Simbadol ™                          (buprenorphine injection) 1.8 mg/mL For subcutaneous use in cats Opioid Analgesic CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order... - SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION SPL Unclassified section and Caution Simbadol ™                          (buprenorphine injection) 1.8 mg/mL For subcutaneous use in cats Opioid Analgesic CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order... - Buprenorphine is used to treat dependence/ addiction to narcotics ( opioids ). Buprenorphine belongs to a class of drugs called mixed narcotic agonist-antagonists. It helps prevent withdrawal symptoms caused by stopping other opiate-type narcotics. It is used as part of a complete treatment program for drug abuse (such as compliance monitoring, counseling, behavioral contract, lifestyle changes).

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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