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Active ingredients: buprenorphine
What it is used for
Treatment of opiate dependence, including maintenance and detoxification, within a framework of medical, social and psychological treatment.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Sublingual. This medicine is placed under the tongue.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Oval, flat, white to creamy white, glossy tablet with bevelled edges, debossed on one side with "B2".
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2019. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient buprenorphine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems