What is Subutex sublingual?
Subutex is an opioid medication. This medicine oral/sublingual
(given under the tongue) is used to treat opioid addiction.
Other forms of buprenorphine are used to treat moderate to severe pain.
Subutex sublingual is not for use as a pain medication.
Subutex sublingual may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Subutex sublingual tablets are not for use as a pain medication.
Fatal side effects can occur if you use opioid medicine with alcohol,
or with other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow your breathing.