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Re: Elizabeth-cost of Buprenorphine ?

Posted by desertflower on August 9, 2001, at 16:25:06

In reply to Re: Elizabeth-cost of Buprenorphine ?, posted by Elizabeth on December 17, 1999, at 22:04:23

> > elizabeth, we had great success with buprenorphine (subutex) in France.It is fantastic and reduces pain and suffering. Do you have any idea how it can be found? Thank you.

Elizabeth, I believe you mentioned in a few earlier posts that you were prescribed
> > Buprenorphine. Could you tell me how much the stuff costs, please?
> insurance covered it, except for a $12 copay. You could look up an approximate price on one of those online pharmacies, though.
> > If I phoned a pharmacist would he tell me the price?
> Well, I assume so.
> > How much were you taking a day? What brand?
> There's only one brand available in the U.S., Buprenex. I was taking 1.5cc/day (0.45mg), as I recall.
> > _ _ lists it at:
> > Buprenorphine (Temgesic) 0.2mg x 50 tabs $43.00
> Temgesic isn't available in the U.S. You'd have to order it.
> Good luck...hope it works for you, if you decide to try it.




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