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Is there a generic version of Buprenex?

Buprenex is a powerful narcotic that's given by injection to relieve pain. It's available in both brand-name and generic form; the generic is known as buprenorphine. Both are available only by prescription and almost always are given by a doctor or other healthcare provider in a hospital or other medical setting.

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