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buprenorphine 8mg online implant is used to treat opioid addiction in certain people whose addiction has already been controlled with other forms of buprenorphine. The implant is for adults and teenagers who are at least 16 years old.
Buprenorphine implants are available only from a certified pharmacy under a special program. Buprenorphine implants are not for use as a pain medication.
Inserting and removing buprenorphine implants can cause serious or life-threatening complications.
Talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits of using buprenorphine. Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you.
How is buprenorphine implant given?
A buprenorphine implant is a 1-inch rod that is inserted through a needle (under local anesthesia) into the skin of your inside upper arm. You will receive a total of 4 implants.
After the implants are inserted, your arm will be covered with 2 bandages. Remove the top bandage after 24 hours, but leave the smaller bandage on for 3 to 5 days. Keep the area clean and dry. Apply an ice pack to the area every 2 hours during the first day, leaving the ice pack on for 40 minutes at a time.
For at least 1 week, check the incision area for warmth, redness, swelling, or other signs of infection.
Call your doctor at once if you notice any of the following symptoms after the the implants are inserted:
- an implant sticks out of your skin or comes out by itself;
- you have pain, itching, redness, swelling, bleeding or severe irritation;
- you have numbness or weakness in your arm; or
- you feel short of breath.
Tell your doctor if you cannot feel the implants under your skin. Your doctor may perform medical tests or refer you to a surgeon.
Buprenorphine implants can remain in place for up to 6 months and must be surgically removed. Do not attempt to remove the implants yourself.
Buprenorphine side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Inserting or removing the implants can cause serious or life-threatening complications, including damage to nerves or blood vessels. Ask your doctor about these risks.
Call your doctor at once if you have:
- opioid withdrawal symptoms–shivering, goose bumps, increased sweating, feeling hot or cold, runny nose, watery eyes, diarrhea, vomiting;
- confusion, agitation, or other changes in your mental status;
- extreme drowsiness, trouble concentrating;
- a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
- weak or shallow breathing, breathing that stops during sleep;
- blurred vision, slurred speech, problems with walking, reflexes, or coordination; or
- low cortisol levels–nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dizziness, worsening tiredness or weakness.