BUPRENORPHINE PROLONGED RELEASE INJECTION (Buvidal®)

Clinical Indication

Substance misuse

Comments

Used by Turning Point . 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

December 2020

Red

Medicines which should be prescribed only in a specialist setting usually within a secondary or tertiary care service. NB: Some highly specialised RED medicines e.g. injectable treatments for cancer are not included on the LMSG website list.