Not medical advice: A round, white pill with 54 411 imprint has been identified as Buprenorphine hydrochloride (sublingual) 8 mg.
Buprenorphine is an opioid or narcotic pain medication, used to treat moderate to severe chronic pain when treatment is needed around the clock. It is not for treating pain just after surgery.
Common side effects of buprenorphine:
- back pain
- cough or hoarseness
- difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
- fever or chills
- lower back or side pain
- painful or difficult urination
- runny nose
- stomach pain
- stuffy nose
- trouble sleeping
- unable to sleep
Some side effects of buprenorphine may not be reported. You should always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. Learn more at Drugs.com.
In medical news, the drug buprenorphine, more widely known by its brand name, Suboxone, and increasingly being used to treat opioid addiction may be fueling a new epidemic of diversion, overdose, addiction and death in the United States. Find out more at the American News Report.