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What Is Sublingual Buprenorphine Used For?

Is It Safe for Children to Use Sublingual Buprenorphine?

Sublingual buprenorphine is approved only for use in adults, as it has not been adequately studied in children or adolescents.
 

Is Sublingual Buprenorphine Used for Off-Label Reasons?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for treating something other than opioid dependence. This would be known as an "off-label" use. Using sublingual buprenorphine for the treatment of pain or depression are examples of off-label uses.
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