Butrans (Buprenorphine)

What conditions and diseases is Butrans used for the treatment or management of?

Butrans is indicated for the management of moderate to severe chronic pain in patients requiring a continuous, around-the-clock ...

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What are the active ingredients of Butrans?

The active ingredients in Butrans include:

What class of drug is Butrans?

Butrans belongs to the class of drugs:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Butrans Information Guide

Trade Name:
Butrans
Generic Name of Butrans:
Availability of Butrans:
Prescription Drug

Butrans is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Partial Opioid Agonist.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Butrans include:

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How is the dosage of Butrans calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Butrans. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

  • General Principles
  • Initiation of Therapy
  • Dose Titration
  • Maintenance of Therapy and Supplemental Analgesia
  • Cessation of Therapy
  • Patients with Hepatic Impairment
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What warnings or precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Butrans?

Some of the warnings and precautions that need to be noted when considering Butrans for use, include the following:

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Would taking Butrans interfere with other drugs or medications I may be taking?

Some of the interactions are listed below. Butrans may interact with the following so this needs to be taken into consideration when considering the use of this drug:

  • Metabolic Drug Interactions
  • CYP3A4 Inhibitors
  • CYP3A4 Inducers
  • Non-Metabolic Drug Interactions
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Butrans?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

  • Open-Label Titration Period
  • Double-Blind Treatment Period
  • Butrans
  • Butrans
  • Placebo
  • MedDRA Preferred Term
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Application site pruritus
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Product Formulation Information: Butrans

Company that labels Butrans:
Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply DBA Quality Care Products LLC
Strength of Butrans:
10 ug/h
Form of Butrans:
Patch (Extended Release)
How is Butrans taken?
Transdermal (through the skin)
Date that Butrans is effective:
26th March, 2012

Formulations

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