"Buprenorphine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A derivative of the opioid alkaloid THEBAINE that is a more potent and longer lasting analgesic than MORPHINE. It appears to act as a partial agonist at mu and kappa opioid receptors and as an antagonist at delta receptors. The lack of delta-agonist activity has been suggested to account for the observation that buprenorphine tolerance may not develop with chronic use.
- Essex Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Grünenthal Brand of Buprenorphine
- Buprenorphine Grünenthal Brand
- Grünenthal Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Reckitt Benckiser Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Reckitt Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Schering-Plough Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Schering Plough Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Reckitt & Colman Brand 2 of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- Key Brand of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
- 6029 M
- RX 6029 M
- Reckitt & Colman Brand 1 of Buprenorphine Hydrochloride
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