BUPRENORPHINE PROLONGED RELEASE INJECTION (Buvidal®)

Clinical Indication

Substance misuse

Comments

Turning Point are piloting this in a small number of patients. If a patient is admitted to hospital contact turning point for advice about alternatives:

0116 3732117 – Direct dial to prescribing team

0116 3732108 – Direct Dial to Clinical Admin

0330 303 6000 – Main Switchboard

Date of classification

October 2019

Review date

March 2020

Red

Drugs which should be prescribed only by hospital specialists (clinical review by specialist as appropriate and annually as a minimum).