Subutex, known generically as buprenorphine, is an oral prescription opioid pain medication used to treat moderate to severe chronic pain. It should not be used in the treatment of pain that occurs infrequently and requires occasional medication for its management. Subutex may be prescribed for additional purposes not listed here as deemed appropriate by a physician.
Subutex Side Effects
Subutex side effects vary between patients, and may lessen over time as your body becomes accustomed to the medication. It is possible that not all side effects have been reported. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Subutex or its side effects, contact your prescribing doctor. Subutex side effects may include:
- Cough or hoarseness
- Fever or chills
- Lower back or side pain
- Painful or difficult urination
- Runny nose
- Stomach pain
- Stuffy nose
The cost of medications can add up quickly, so to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, try using a Subutex coupon or Subutex discount card. The discount card is available free of charge and is accepted at thousands of pharmacies nationwide, so call your local pharmacy today to find out if they participate in a prescription discount card program. Many patients can save up to 75 percent off their medications by using a Subutex discount card.