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Can I drive a car if I am taking Subutex?

You should not drive a car or operate any machinery until you know how your body reacts to Subutex (buprenorphine), a medicine that helps treat addiction to opioids, including heroin, morphine and other narcotic painkillers. Subutex can cause drowsiness, dizziness and possibly other symptoms that could affect your ability to drive.

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