What is Butrans
Approved as Treatment by the FDABuprenorphine, commonly known as Buprenex, is approved by the FDA for 2 uses which include Psychosocial Treatment and Opioid Dependence .
When to interrupt dosageThe recommended dosage of Butrans is contingent upon the diagnosed disorder, including Pain, Pain and Opioid Dependence. The magnitude of dosage relies on the method of delivery (e.g. Tablet - Oral or Sublingual) outlined in the table beneath.
Butrans Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Butrans?21 active clinical trials are currently in progress to determine the potential of Butrans for managing Opioid Dependence, Pain and related Ailments.
Butrans Reviews: What are patients saying about Butrans?
Patient Q&A Section about butransThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
Is Butrans the same as Suboxone?
"Both Buprenorphine (Butrans) and Suboxone contain the same active ingredient, buprenorphine. Buprenorphine (Butrans) is a patch that is used to treat pain, while Suboxone is a medication that is placed under the tongue to treat opioid dependence."
Is Butrans the same as tramadol?
"The medication Ultram (tramadol) is effective for treating pain. Although it is not as strong as some other opioids, it can still be habit-forming. The medication Butrans (buprenorphine) comes in a patch that only needs to be replaced once a week. Butrans (buprenorphine) provides around-the-clock relief from pain."
How does Butrans make you feel?
"Buprenorphine is a partial agonist of mu opioid receptors, so it can produce similar effects to full mu-agonists, like sedation, euphoria, and respiratory depression. However, this is more likely to happen at higher doses of buprenorphine, like those delivered by Butrans."
What is Butrans prescribed for?
"The BuTrans patch contains the active ingredient buprenorphine, which is a strong analgesic. These patches have been prescribed by your doctor to relieve moderate, long-lasting pain."