buprenorphine / naloxone
Suboxone is a medicine to treat dependence on opioid (narcotic) drugs such as heroin or morphine in drug addicts who have agreed to be treated for their addiction. Suboxone is used in adults and children over 15 years of age, who are also receiving medical, social and psychological support.
Suboxone is contains two active substances, buprenorphine and naloxone.
Suboxone : EPAR - Medicine overview (PDF/114.64 KB)
First published: 19/10/2006
Last updated: 28/07/2020
Suboxone : EPAR - Risk-management-plan summary (PDF/59.79 KB)
First published: 28/07/2020
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Indivior Europe Limited
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27 Windsor Place
16/01/2023 Suboxone - EMEA/H/C/000697 - IB/0055
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Other nervous system drugs
Substitution treatment for opioid-drug dependence, within a framework of medical, social and psychological treatment. The intention of the naloxone component is to deter intravenous misuse. Treatment is intended for use in adults and adolescents over 15 years of age who have agreed to be treated for addiction.