What is Suboxone?
- Suboxone is a brand name for buprenorphine. Zubsolv and Bunavail are names of some other generic forms. Buprenorphine combined with naloxone is FDA approved for treating opioid addiction. Along with methadone, buprenorphine is one of the major parts of Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid dependence.
- Suboxone is taken under the tongue. Unlike methadone, Suboxone prescriptions are allowed to be taken at home in the comfort of your own privacy.
- It reduces and eliminates the craving for opioid usage