What is Suboxone 8mg?
Suboxone 8mg contains a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an opioid medication, sometimes called a narcotic. Naloxone blocks the effects of opioid medication, including pain relief or feelings of well-being that can lead to opioid abuse.
Suboxone is used to treat narcotic (opiate) addiction.
Suboxone is not for use as a pain medication.
Alternatives to Suboxone
There are alternative drugs in different forms available to treat opioid use disorder.
Talk with your healthcare provider which option would be best suited to you.
- IM injection (Sublocade), Implant (Probuphine), Sublingual (Subutex)
Buprenorphine and naloxone
- Tablets (Lucemyra)
- Tablets (Dolophine)
- IM injection (Vivitrol), Naltrexone tablets
For opioid overdose in an emergency situation:
- Nasal spray (Narcan, Kloxxado), Naloxone injection
Other related medicines: