Don't Routinely Recommend Probuphine for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder

Probuphine (pro-BYOO-feen) will be the first buprenorphine IMPLANT to treat opioid use disorder.

We're used to seeing sublingual buprenorphine/naloxone combos (Suboxone)...but misuse or diversion can be a problem.

Probuphine only contains buprenorphine...and consists of 4 subdermal rods inserted just under the skin of the inner upper arm.

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