What is Buprenorphine?

Buprenorphine medications, including Suboxone and Zubsolv, are used in the treatment of opiate addiction.

TREATMENT METHOD: Buprenorphine

The following questions and answers are provided to educate, dispel myths and familiarize people with buprenorphine and buprenorphine/naloxone and their use in opiate treatment. If you have more questions about the use of buprenorphine medications, please contact Center for Behavioral Health.

  • WHAT IS OPIOID DEPENDENCE?
  • WHAT IS BUPRENORPHINE?
  • WHAT IS A PARTIAL OPIOID AGONIST?
  • HOW EFFECTIVE IS BUPRENORPHINE TREATMENT?
  • HOW DOES BUPRENORPHINE WORK?
  • IS BUPRENORPHINE ADDICTIVE?
  • HOW LONG DOES TREATMENT TAKE?
  • WHAT WILL BUPRENORPHINE TREATMENT BE LIKE?

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