uprenorphine also called Temgesic

Buprenorphine is an \Jopiate\j which is being used as an altenrative to methodaone in the management in heroin \Jdetoxj. Reviews by the American Drug Abuse body NIDA and the UK's Cochrane database have concluded that Buprenorphine has value when used in this way. Buprenorphine is believed to be safer with less abuse potential than methadone.