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Can I use Subutex if I am taking danazol?

If you are taking danazol, talk to your doctor and pharmacist before going on Subutex (buprenorphine), a medicine that helps treat addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin, morphine and other narcotic painkillers. Danazol, a drug used to treat endometriosis, may interact with Subutex. That may raise your risk for side effects and affect how well either or both drugs work. Your doctor may need to adjust dose levels and monitor you closely for side effects.

Danazol is one of many drugs that may interact with Subutex. Before taking Subutex, give your doctor and pharmacist a list of all your other medicines (prescription and nonprescription) and dietary and herbal supplements. Once you're on Subutex, do not take any new drug or supplement without checking with your doctor and pharmacist first.

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