Archive for September 2017
What is Buprenorphine / Naloxone?
According to Wikipedia, Buprenorphine / naloxone (trade name Suboxone) is a combination drug formulation of buprenorphine, a μ-opioid receptor (MOR) weak partial agonist and κ-opioid receptor antagonist, and naloxone, a MOR silent antagonist, in a 4:1 ratio. It is used in the treatment of opioid dependence. The purpose of naloxone is to deter intravenous abuse;…Read More