Butrans vs Suboxone

Butrans
(Rx)
Suboxone
(Rx)
Butrans is a chemical dependency medication.
Suboxone is a chemical dependency medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.3
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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June 30, 2010
October 8, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,191 Discussions
270,559 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Chronic Pain
#4 for Addiction
#5 for Depression
#6 for Severe Pain
Our data suggest that Butrans is taken for Pain, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
Suboxone is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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But
Itching
9
Nausea
8
Migraines
7
Drowsiness
5
Dizziness
5
Rash
4
Vomiting
4
Burning
3
Sciatica
2
Blisters
2
Sub
Euphoria
4
Nausea
4
Vomiting
3
Restlessness
2
Dizziness
1
Numbness
1
Drowsiness
1
Migraines
1
Cramping
1
Sneezing
1
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Suboxone
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Itching
But
Sub
9
0
Nausea
But
Sub
8
4
Migraines
But
Sub
7
1
Drowsiness
But
Sub
5
1
Dizziness
But
Sub
5
1
Rash
But
Sub
4
0
Vomiting
But
Sub
4
3
Burning
But
Sub
3
0
Sciatica
But
Sub
2
0
Blisters
But
Sub
2
0
Euphoria
Sub
But
4
0
Nausea
Sub
But
4
8
Vomiting
Sub
But
3
4
Restlessness
Sub
But
2
0
Dizziness
Sub
But
1
5
Numbness
Sub
But
1
0
Drowsiness
Sub
But
1
5
Migraines
Sub
But
1
7
Cramping
Sub
But
1
0
Sneezing
Sub
But
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Butrans during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Suboxone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Butrans and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Suboxone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Transdermal Patch
Oral Film, Pill
Dosages
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Patch: 5 mcg/hour, 7.5 mcg/hour, 10 mcg/hour, 15 mcg/hour, 20 mcg/hour
Film: 2-0.5 mg, 4-1 mg, 8-2 mg, 12-3 mg
Tablet: 2-0.5 mg, 8-2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Buprenorphine
Buprenorphine Hcl/Naloxone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Butrans and Suboxone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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