What is Subutex 8mg & What is Used For?
Subutex 8mg is used to treat dependence on opiate (narcotic) drugs, such as morphine and heroin in drug addicts who have agreed to be treated for their addiction. Subutex is used in adults and adolescents over 16 years of age who are also receiving medical, social and psychological support.
Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using sublingual buprenorphine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Use this medication as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. Place the medication under your tongue for 5 to 10 minutes and let it dissolve completely. If you are prescribed more than one tablet each day, you may place all of the tablets under your tongue at once or place two tablets at a time under your tongue. Do not swallow or chew this medication. It will not work as well.
Take special care with Subutex 8mg
Tell your doctor before you start taking Subutex if you have:
- Asthma or other breathing problems
- Any liver disease such as hepatitis
- Low blood pressure
- Recently suffered head injury or brain disease
- A urinary disorder (especially linked to enlarged prostate in men)
- Any kidney disease
- Thyroid problems
- Adrenocortical disorder
Subutex 8mg Side Effect
Drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist right away.
To prevent constipation, eat dietary fiber, drink enough water, and exercise. You may also need to take a laxative. Ask your pharmacist which type of laxative is right for you.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position. Subutex 2mg For Sale
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.