BUPRENORPHINE- buprenorphine tablet 
Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P.

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MEDICATION GUIDE
Buprenorphine
(byoo-pre-NOR-feen)
Sublingual Tablets, CIII

IMPORTANT: Keep buprenorphine sublingual tablets in a secure place away from children. Accidental use by a child is a medical emergency and can result in death. If a child accidentally takes buprenorphine sublingual tablets, get emergency help or call 911 right away. Tell your healthcare provider if you are living in a household where there are small children.

What is the most important information I should know about buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

What are buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

Who should not take buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

Do not take buprenorphine sublingual tablets if you are allergic to buprenorphine.

Before taking buprenorphine sublingual tablets, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you have:

  • trouble breathing or lung problems
  • an enlarged prostate (men)
  • a head injury or brain problem
  • a curve in your spine that affects your breathing
  • problems urinating
  • mental health problems
  • Addison's disease
  • liver, kidney, or gallbladder problems
  • adrenal gland or thyroid gland problems
  • alcoholism
tooth problems, including a history of cavities

Tell your healthcare provider if you are:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.

How should I take buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

Read the Instructions for Use at the end of this Medication Guide for detailed instructions on how to take buprenorphine sublingual tablets.

What should I avoid while taking buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

What are the possible side effects of buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

Buprenorphine sublingual tablets can cause serious side effects including:

  • your skin or the white part of your eyes turns yellow (jaundice)
  • loss of appetite
  • dark or "tea-colored" urine
  • pain, aching, or tenderness on the right side of your stomach area
  • light colored stools (bowel movements)
  • nausea
  • shaking
  • goose bumps
  • sweating more than normal
  • diarrhea
  • feeling hot or cold more than normal
  • vomiting
  • runny nose
  • muscle aches
  • watery eyes
  • headache
  • pain
  • nausea
  • increased sweating
  • vomiting
  • decrease in sleep
  • constipation

These are not all the possible side effects of buprenorphine sublingual tablets

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

General information about the safe and effective use of buprenorphine sublingual tablets.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not take buprenorphine sublingual tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give buprenorphine sublingual tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them and it is against the law.

You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information that is written for healthcare professionals.

What are the ingredients in buprenorphine sublingual tablets?

Active Ingredients: buprenorphine

Inactive Ingredients: lactose monohydrate, povidone K29/32, anhydrous citric acid, trisodium citrate dihydrate, corn starch, mannitol, crospovidone, and magnesium stearate.

Marketed by: Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P., Coventry, RI 02816

Manufactured by: Purdue Pharma L.P., Stamford, CT 06901

For more information, call Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P. at 1-888-827-0616.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Revised: 06/2022

Revised: 6/2022
Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P.