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CONCLUSION: In a chronic pain patient continued on Suboxone perioperatively, significant improvement in control of postoperative pain was observed following tapered doses, and eventually her use of Suboxone was discontinued. This case highlights the potential for opioid receptor blockade by Suboxone, which can interfere with acute pain management.
PMID: 24985936 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia)

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Although substitution therapy with opiate agonist treatments such as methadone and buprenorphine has resulted in a reduction of illicit drug use related harm, such treatment has also resulted in severe problems in some countries where opioid-dependent individuals now inject illicitly sold buprenorphine or buprenorphine-naloxone instead of heroin. There is no approved treatment for buprenorphine dependence. Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist which has been used for the treatment of both alcohol and opioid dependencies. Although both buprenorphine and heroin resemble each other concerning their effects, buprenorphine has a higher affinity to opioid receptors than heroin. Therefore, it is not known if naltrexone can block the psychoactive effects of buprenorphine as it does for heroin. This p…

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BUPRENORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND NALOXONE HYDROCHLORIDE DIHYDRATE Tablet [Roxane Laboratories, Inc.]

June 30, 2014

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Positive Results With Combo Tx for Opioid Dependence Positive Results With Combo Tx for Opioid Dependence

June 24, 2014

Orexo AB announced new topline results of 2 clinical trials with a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone for buprenorphine induction and plans to pursue approval of an expanded label in the US. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines) MedWorm Sponsor Message: Find the best Christmas Sales, Boxing Day Sales and January Sales here.

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Bunavail (Buprenorphine and Naloxone Buccal Film) – updated on RxList

June 20, 2014

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SUBOXONE (Buprenorphine Hydrochloride, Naloxone Hydrochloride) Film, Soluble [A-S Medication Solutions LLC]

June 13, 2014

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BUPRENORPHINE HCL AND NALOXONE HCL (Buprenorphine And Naloxone) Tablet [A-S Medication Solutions LLC]

June 13, 2014

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BUPRENORPHINE HYDROCHLORIDE AND NALOXONE HYDROCHLORIDE DIHYDRATE Tablet [Actavis Elizabeth LLC]

June 6, 2014

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Potentiation of the effect of buprenorphine/naloxone with gabapentin or quetiapine.

May 31, 2014

Authors: Reeves RR, Ladner ME PMID: 24880512 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The American Journal of Psychiatry)

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Detoxification treatments for opiate dependent adolescents.

May 3, 2014

CONCLUSIONS: It is difficult to draw conclusions on the basis of two trials with few participants. Furthermore, the two studies included did not consider the efficacy of methadone that is still the most frequent drug utilised for the treatment of opioid withdrawal. One possible reason for the lack of evidence could be the difficulty in […]

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