What is Suboxone?
Generic Name: buprenorphine and naloxone(BUE pre NOR feen and nal OX one)
Brand Names: Bunavail, Suboxone, Zubsolv
Suboxone contains a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Naloxone blocks the effects of opioid medication, including pain relief or feelings of well-being that can lead to opioid abuse.
Suboxone is used to treat narcotic (opiate) addiction. It is not for use as a pain medication.
Suboxone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.