How-To Guide: Review: What is Buprenorphine?

This guide provides:

  • An overview of buprenorphine and its mechanism of action
  • Information about drug interactions, precautions, contraindications and side effects
  • A comparison of buprenorphine to other opioid treatments

Plus resources on each page with additional tips and tools!

Written by Clinical Tools, Inc.

Reviewed by experts in buprenorphine treatment

Publication date February 9, 2009. Updated December 2013.