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Buvalor 10Mg Patch

Manufacturer: Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Buprenorphine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 31, 2019

Buvalor patch falls under a category of drugs called opioid agonist-antagonists. It is given to people with an addiction or dependence on opioids. It functions by preventing the withdrawal symptoms caused by drug abuse.

Before taking this medication, inform your doctor of the following conditions.

  • If you have any allergies, you have any brain disorders.
  • If you have liver/stomach/mental disorders.
  • If you have diarrhea, constipation, infection, problems urinating.
  • If you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Dosage should be recommended by the doctor based on your condition. The usual dosage in adults for narcotics addiction is about 8 mg sublingually on day 1 and 16 mg on day 2. In case of drug overdose notify your doctor immediately.

The medication is helpful in treating the given problems:

  • Pain

  • Opioid (Morphine) Dependence

  • Liver/Kidney Impairment

  • Asthma

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (Copd)

Common side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are recommended to consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact the doctor in case of overdose.

This medication is an opioid drug that works by triggering opioid receptors in the body to provide relief from pain. It combines with the brain receptors which are responsible for opioid intoxication. This drug binds easily with the receptors, and acts as a replacement for stronger opioids like heroin and morphine.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    This medication interacts with Impaired gastrointestinal function, Liver Disease and others.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Tramadol, CNS depressants, Rasagiline.
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About Buvalor 10Mg Patch
What are the uses of Buvalor 10Mg Patch
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