If you were currently on subutex and you were injured causing agonizing pain, would opiates work the way they should?
I used oxycodone as the hypothetical opiate. This is the information from the interaction checker. So my answer would be yes to your question. There may be others who have better more accurate information, but this is what came up under SUBUTEX. Good luck to you.
"oxycodone ↔ buprenorphine"
Applies to: oxycodone, Subutex (buprenorphine)
GENERALLY AVOID: Mixed agonist/antagonist analgesics may reduce the analgesic effect of pure opioid agonists and/or precipitate withdrawal symptoms in patients who have received or are receiving a course of therapy with a pure opioid agonist analgesic.
MANAGEMENT: Mixed agonist/antagonist analgesics such as pentazocine, nalbuphine, dezocine, butorphanol, and buprenorphine should generally be avoided or administered with caution to patients who have received or are receiving pure opioid agonists.
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