Suboxone

Suboxone = Buprenorphine + Naloxone

Suboxone was the first opioid replacement therapy to be approved by the FDA. Suboxone is a combination of Buprenorphine and Naloxone. Suboxone comes in film form (similar to Listerine strips) and is taken sub-lingually, or underneath the tongue.

There are other oral Buprenorphine based products. Many patients have strong opinions about what formulation they prefer. A brief description of each is listed below: