Buprenorphine also called Temgesic

Buprenorphine is an \Jopiate\j which is being used as an alternative to methadone in the management in heroin detox. Reviews by the American drug abuse body NIDA and the UK's own Cochrane database have concluded that Buprenorphine has value when used in this way. It has been argued that Buprenorphine is safer with less abuse potential than methadone.