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PAIN IN PATIENTS ON BUPRENORPHINE

Acute Pain Management

Recommendations and guidelines from the National Institutes of Health on acute pain management in patients currently receiving treatment with methadone or buprenorphine.

Buprenorphine Inhibits Sensitization

In 2009, the Journal of Neuroscience made an incredible discovery that buprenorphine is a partial agonist on the Mu receptor and also confirmed it blocks other opioids from binding

Buprenorphine for Chronic Pain

In 2005, the American Journal of Therapeutics came out with a wonderful study showing the evidence and support of buprenorphine therapy. 

Hospitalized Patients and Treatment with Buprenorphine

Incredible research showing the effectiveness of buprenorphine and how it can reduce illicit use even 6 months out from hospital admission. 

Pain & Substance Abuse Outcomes

A fascinating look at how substance use disorder and pain are correlated in long-term care.  

Peri-operative Pain Management for Patients on Buprenorphine

A unique case study about pain management in a patient managed on buprenorphine.   

A Comprehensive Review of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Long-term use of opioids and their byproducts have been studied and all the literature has been reviewed here.