Active ingredient: Buprenorphine Hydrochloride

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Buprenorphine Hydrochloride uses

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Buprenorphine Hydrochloride

(buprenorphine injection)

1.8 mg/mL

For subcutaneous use in cats

Opioid Analgesic


Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Human Safety Warning


Abuse Potential

Buprenorphine Hydrochloride contains Buprenorphine Hydrochloride (1.8 mg/mL), an opioid agonist and Schedule III controlled substance with an abuse potential similar to other Schedule III opioids. Buprenorphine Hydrochloride has certain opioid properties that in humans may lead to dependence of the morphine type. Abuse of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride may lead to physical dependence or psychological dependence. The risk of abuse by humans should be considered when storing, administering, and disposing of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride. Persons at increased risk for opioid abuse include those with a personal or family history of substance abuse (including drug or alcohol abuse or addiction) or mental illness (suicidal depression).

Life-Threatening Respiratory Depression Respiratory depression, including fatal cases, may occur with abuse of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride.

Additive CNS Depressant Effects

Buprenorphine Hydrochloride has additive CNS depressant effects when used with alcohol, other opioids, or illicit drugs that cause central nervous system depression.

Accidental Exposure

Because of the potential for adverse reactions associated with accidental injection, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride should only be administered by veterinarians or veterinary technicians who are trained in the handling of potent opioids.


Buprenorphine Hydrochloride is a clear, colorless to slightly yellow, sterile, injectable solution intended for subcutaneous administration for use in cats. Each milliliter of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride contains 1.8 mg Buprenorphine Hydrochloride (equivalent to 1.94 mg Buprenorphine Hydrochloride hydrochloride), 50 mg anhydrous dextrose, 1.8 mg methylparaben, 0.2 mg propylparaben, 0.2 mg sodium acetate trihydrate, 0.5 mg glacial acetic acid, 100.0 mg anhydrous ethanol, water for injection, and hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide to adjust pH. Buprenorphine Hydrochloride belongs to the opioid class of drugs and is a narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act due to its chemical derivation from thebaine. Buprenorphine Hydrochloride hydrochloride is a weakly acidic, white or off-white crystalline powder with limited solubility in water. Chemically, it is 17-(cyclopropylmethyl)- α-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4, 5-epoxy-18,19-dihydro-3-hydroxy-6-methoxy-α-methyl-6, 14-ethenomorphinan-7-methanol, hydrochloride [5α, 7α(S)]. Buprenorphine Hydrochloride hydrochloride has the molecular formula of C29H41NO4-HCl, the molecular weight of 504.09, and the following structural formula:

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Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Buprenorphine Hydrochloride?

Depending on the reaction of the Buprenorphine Hydrochloride after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Buprenorphine Hydrochloride not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Buprenorphine Hydrochloride addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.


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