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  • Budesonide EC
    People who have Crohn's disease may benefit from budesonide EC, a prescription steroid. This segment of the eMedTV archives further describes the uses and effects of the medication and provides links to more detailed information on budesonide EC.
  • Budesonide EC Dosing
    The recommended budesonide EC dosage for treating active Crohn's disease is usually 9 mg once daily. This eMedTV segment provides more budesonide EC dosing guidelines, including "maintenance" dosages for keeping symptoms under control.
  • Budesonide EC Drug Information
    This eMedTV article contains some basic information on budesonide EC, a prescription drug used for Crohn's disease. Safety warnings, dosing, and side effects are covered in this article, and a link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Budesonide ER
    Budesonide ER is used as a treatment for ulcerative colitis. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this prescription medication, including when and how to take it, possible side effects, safety issues, and more.
  • Budesonide ER Dosage
    Budesonide ER tablets are taken once daily. Specific budesonide ER dosing instructions are covered in this eMedTV article, with details on how often and how long you should take this medicine, and other helpful tips for safely taking this drug.
  • Budesonide ER Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic drug information on budesonide ER, which is used to treat ulcerative colitis. It explains how the medicine works, how it differs from other drugs in its class, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Budesonide ER Side Effects
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, people who take budesonide ER may experience side effects such as fatigue, nausea, and headaches. This page takes a closer look at the problems associated with this medication and what to do if serious reactions occur.
  • Budesonide for Allergies
    Nasal congestion, sneezing, and other allergy symptoms may be treated with budesonide nasal spray. This eMedTV selection gives an overview of using this product for allergies, with details on who can use it and what types of allergies it can treat.
  • Budesonide Inhalation
    Budesonide inhalation is a prescription medicine that is used to prevent asthma attacks before they start. This eMedTV page discusses how budesonide inhalation works, outlines some potential side effects, and offers information on taking the drug.
  • Budesonide Inhalation (Pulmicort)
    As this eMedTV segment explains, budesonide inhalation is the generic name for Pulmicort. This article takes a quick look at this asthma medication and how it works, the different forms, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Budesonide Inhalation Dosing
    The prescribed budesonide inhalation dosage is usually taken twice a day every day. This eMedTV resource discusses budesonide inhalation dosing guidelines, describes the factors that will determine your dosage, and offers tips on taking the medicine.
  • Budesonide Nasal Spray
    Budesonide nasal spray can be prescribed to treat common nasal allergy symptoms. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of the drug, explains how and when to use it, and lists possible side effects of budesonide nasal spray.
  • Budesonide Nasal Spray Dosing
    Adults and children over age six generally use one spray of budesonide nasal spray in each nostril daily. This eMedTV article contains budesonide nasal spray dosing precautions, as well as tips for when and how to use the medication.
  • Bumetanide Dosing
    The recommended dose of bumetanide for treating fluid retention ranges from 0.5 mg to 2 mg, taken once daily. This eMedTV page explains bumetanide dosing guidelines your physician will use to determine your dosage and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Bumetanide Medication
    This eMedTV selection gives an overview of bumetanide, a prescription medication used to treat water retention. Side effects, dosing guidelines, and specific uses are discussed, and a link to more detailed information is included.
  • Bumex Alternatives
    Bumex alternatives for controlling fluid retention can include lifestyle changes or other medications. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at some of these alternatives and offers a list of medications that can be used as an alternative to Bumex.
  • Bumex and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Bumex is passed through breast milk. This eMedTV resource explains that no research has been conducted on Bumex and breastfeeding, and also highlights what you should discuss with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug.
  • Bumex and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Bumex is a pregnancy Category C drug, meaning it could potentially harm your unborn child. This page discusses the results of animal studies on Bumex and pregnancy, and explains what doctors generally recommend.
  • Bumex Dosage
    The recommended starting dose of Bumex for water retention varies between 0.5 mg and 2 mg a day. This eMedTV segment also describes factors that determine your exact Bumex dosage and lists recommendations for when and how to take the medication.
  • Bumex Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource lists medicines that may cause negative Bumex drug interactions, such as drugs for high blood pressure, lithium, or NSAIDs. These interactions can cause low blood pressure or even permanent hearing loss, among other things.
  • Bumex Overdose
    Although it is rare, it is possible to take too much Bumex. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed list of potential Bumex overdose effects and symptoms, such as weakness, fainting, or vomiting, and also explains some of the treatment options.
  • Bumex Side Effects
    This eMedTV Web page contains a list of potential Bumex side effects, such as changes in body chemistry, muscle cramps, and dizziness. This page also outlines some of the more serious side effects of Bumex that may require medical attention.
  • Bumex Uses
    Bumex is often prescribed to treat adults who have water retention. This portion of the eMedTV archives describes what causes water retention, explains how Bumex works, and outlines possible off-label Bumex uses.
  • Bumex Warnings and Precautions
    This section of the eMedTV Web site offers several warnings and precautions for Bumex, such as possible side effects to look out for (including extremely low blood pressure or ringing in the ears) and also explains who should not take the drug.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) -- Major Risks
    This interactive video discusses possible major complications.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) -- Minor Risks
    This video discusses possible minor complications.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks (Diabetic)
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Abnormal Scarring
    This multimedia clip discusses the risk of abnormal scarring associated with this procedure.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Allergic Reaction to Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Blood Loss
    This video clip discusses how rarely loss of blood supply to the bone occurs after surgery.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Bone Healing Problems
    This video clip describes the two most common types of improper bone healing.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Hardware Failure
    This clip explains what may happen if hardware failure occurs after an osteotomy.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Infection
    This video clip explains the risk of infection associated with surgical procedures.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Long-term Foot Pain
    This clip discusses treatment options for pain after bunion surgery.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Pain With Hardware
    This video explains what your doctor may do if you experience pain caused by hardware.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Toe in the Wrong Position
    This clip explains what will happen if an abnormal toe position occurs after surgery.
  • Bunion Surgery (Osteotomy) Risks -- Wound Breakdown
    This video segment explains what wound breakdown is, why it occurs, and treatment options.
  • Bunion Surgery Video
    This interactive video explains what happens during a bunionectomy.
  • Bunion Surgery With Osteotomy -- Anesthesia Choices
    This interactive segment explains the differences between local, ankle block, and general anesthesia.
  • Bunion Surgery With Osteotomy -- Expected Results
    This video clip discusses the various results you can expect from a bunionectomy.
  • Bunion Surgery With Osteotomy -- In the Operating Room
    This video clip tells you what to expect as you are taken to the operating room.
  • Bunion Surgery With Osteotomy -- Indications
    This clip discusses possible reasons why your doctor may be recommending bunion surgery.
  • Bunion Surgery With Osteotomy -- Leaving the Hospital (Diabetic)
    This video clip features information for diabetic patients who are leaving the hospital.
  • Bunion Surgery With Osteotomy -- Presentation Summary
    This video provides an overview of a bunionectomy, including risks and benefits of the surgery.
  • Bunionectomy (Fusion) -- Before Your Procedure
    This video explains what to expect before your procedure, such as instructions from the hospital.
  • Bunionectomy (Fusion) -- In the Operating Room
    This video segment explains what will happen in the operating room just before your procedure begins.
  • Bunionectomy (Fusion) -- Leaving the Hospital - Information for Diabetic Patients
    This video clip features information for diabetic patients who are leaving the hospital.
  • Bunionectomy Risks -- Abnormal Scarring
    This multimedia clip discusses the risk of abnormal scarring associated with this procedure.
  • Bunionectomy Risks -- Allergic Reaction to Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • Bunionectomy Risks -- Infection
    This video clip explains the risk of infection associated with surgical procedures.
  • Bunionectomy Risks -- Risks as a Diabetic
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Bunionectomy Risks -- Wound Breakdown
    This video segment explains what wound breakdown is, why it occurs, and treatment options.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion -- Major Complications
    This video clip introduces some major complications.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion -- Presentation Summary
    This video provides an overview of a bunionectomy, including risks and benefits of the surgery.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Abnormal Scarring
    This multimedia clip discusses the risk of abnormal scarring associated with this procedure.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Allergic Reaction To Medication
    This video explains why allergic reactions to medicines occur and how likely they are.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Hardware Failure
    This video discusses the rare possibility of hardware failure after a lumbar fusion.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Infection
    This video clip explains the risk of infection associated with surgical procedures.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Long-term Foot Pain
    This clip discusses treatment options for pain after bunion surgery.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Pain With Hardware
    This video explains what your doctor may do if you experience pain caused by hardware.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Toe in the Wrong Position
    This video clip explains how some patients will have an abnormal toe position after this procedure.
  • Bunionectomy With Fusion Risks -- Wound Breakdown
    This video segment explains what wound breakdown is, why it occurs, and treatment options.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- Alternatives
    This video summary outlines some of the alternatives to having a bunionectomy.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- Before Your Procedure
    This video explains what to expect before your procedure, such as instructions from the hospital.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- Expected Results
    This video clip discusses the various results you can expect from a bunionectomy.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- Getting Started
    This video clip discusses what you need to know as you prepare for your procedure.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- In the Operating Room
    This video segment explains what will happen in the operating room just before your procedure begins.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy -- Risks as a Diabetic
    This video clip explains some of the health risks associated with diabetes.
  • Bunionectomy with Osteotomy for Bad Deformities
    This video segment describes a bunionectomy with osteotomy for bad deformities of the foot.
  • Bunionectomy With Osteotomy: Summary
    This video provides an overview of a bunionectomy, including risks and benefits of the surgery.
  • Bunionectomy with Soft Tissue Release
    This multimedia clip describes what happens during bunionectomy with soft tissue release.
  • Bunionectomy With Soft Tissue Release -- Major Problems
    This video introduces possible major complications.
  • Bunionectomy With Soft Tissue Release -- Minor Problems
    This interactive video discusses possible minor complications.
  • Bunionectomy With Soft Tissue Release -- Summary
    This video provides an overview of a bunionectomy, including risks and benefits of the surgery.
  • Bunionectomy With Soft Tissue Release Risks -- Final Thoughts
    This video clip discusses the likelihood of complications occurring with your procedure.
  • Bunionectomy With Soft Tissue Release Risks -- Possible Outcomes
    This video clip introduces possible major complications and outcomes.
  • Bunionectomy: Summary
    This video provides an overview of a bunionectomy, including risks and benefits of the surgery.
  • Bunions and How They Form
    This video clip explains how bunions form.
  • Buprenex and Breastfeeding
    Buprenex (buprenorphine injection) is known to pass through breast milk. This article from the eMedTV site offers a more in-depth look at breastfeeding and Buprenex, and describes the problems that may occur if a breastfed infant consumes the drug.
  • Buprenex and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to receive Buprenex (buprenorphine injection) when you are expecting. This eMedTV segment offers more details about pregnancy and Buprenex, including a description of the problems that occurred when this drug was given to pregnant rats.
  • Buprenex Dosage
    For pain relief in adults, the typical dosage of Buprenex is 1 mL injected every six hours. This eMedTV segment further explores dosing guidelines for this pain reliever, including some important tips to be aware of before receiving this injection.
  • Buprenex Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, drug interactions may occur if Buprenex is combined with alcohol, muscle relaxants, or a number of other medications. This page lists other products that may interfere with Buprenex and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Buprenex Overdose
    Immediate treatment is essential if you have received too much Buprenex (buprenorphine injection). This eMedTV Web selection lists possible overdose effects and describes the various treatment options that are available for an overdose of this drug.
  • Buprenex Uses
    If you have moderate-to-severe pain, you may benefit from Buprenex. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at specific uses of Buprenex, such as pain relief following a surgery. This article also explains who can use this drug and describes off-label uses.
  • Buprenex Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to use Buprenex if you have a head injury or breathing problems. This eMedTV page further explains who should not use Buprenex. Warnings and precautions on what side effects or complications may occur with the drug are also covered.
  • Buprenorphine and Naloxone Dosage
    Your buprenorphine and naloxone dose will depend on other medications you are taking and other factors. This eMedTV page lists the factors that may affect your dosage and offers suggestions on how to safely and effectively use this opioid medication.
  • Buprenorphine and Naloxone Drug Information
    A healthcare provider may prescribe buprenorphine and naloxone to treat opioid dependence. This eMedTV page offers more information on buprenorphine and naloxone, including how the drug is dispensed, dosing tips, and safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Buprenorphine and Naloxone Side Effects
    Nausea, headaches, and constipation are among the common side effects of buprenorphine and naloxone. This eMedTV segment further describes possible reactions to this drug, including a list of serious problems you should report immediately to your doctor.
  • Buprenorphine Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV Web site provides some basic information on buprenorphine, a prescription drug used to treat pain or opioid dependence. This article explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider and offers a link to more details.
  • Buprenorphine Injection Dosage
    The usual dosage of the buprenorphine injection for pain relief in adults is 1 mL injected every six hours. This eMedTV page also discusses dosing guidelines for children and outlines some important tips on how to safely receive this injection.
  • Buprenorphine Injection Information
    The buprenorphine injection is a prescription medication used to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This eMedTV article provides some basic drug information on the buprenorphine injection, such as common side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Buprenorphine Injection Side Effects
    Nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness are some of the common side effects of buprenorphine injections. This eMedTV resource provides a more complete list of possible reactions, including potentially serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Buprenorphine Patch Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended dosage of the buprenorphine patch is based on several factors, such as the type and severity of your pain. This article takes a closer look at dosing guidelines and tips for using this medicated patch.
  • Buprenorphine Patch Drug Information
    The buprenorphine patch is a long-acting prescription medication used to treat pain. This eMedTV Web article provides some basic drug information on the buprenorphine patch, such as common side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Buprenorphine Patch Side Effects
    Nausea, headaches, and dizziness are common side effects of the buprenorphine patch. This eMedTV resource lists several possible reactions to this drug, including potentially serious problems you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.
  • Buproban Dosing
    This eMedTV resource lists the recommended starting Buproban dosage for smoking cessation (150 mg once daily), some of the factors that can affect Buproban dosing (such as your age and other drugs you're taking), and general tips on taking the drug.
  • Buproban Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV site contains information on Buproban, a drug used to help people quit smoking. Topics discussed in this article include how long it takes to start working, dosing guidelines, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Bupropion and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, bupropion has been shown to pass through breast milk. Does this mean you can't take it if you are nursing? This article takes a closer look at bupropion and breastfeeding, including the results of clinical studies.
  • Bupropion Dosing
    For the treatment of depression, the recommended starting bupropion dose is 100 mg twice daily. This eMedTV segment lists some of the factors that can affect bupropion dosing (such as your age), as well as some general tips on taking the drug.
  • Bupropion Hydrobromide Dosage
    If you have depression, your doctor may start you at 174 mg of bupropion hydrobromide once daily. This eMedTV page outlines more dosing information, including factors that may affect your dosage of bupropion hydrobromide and tips for using this drug.
  • Bupropion Hydrobromide Drug Information
    Available only by prescription, bupropion hydrobromide is a medicine used to treat depression. This eMedTV page offers more information on bupropion hydrobromide, explaining the drug's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Bupropion Side Affects
    Hostility and confusion are common side effects of bupropion. This eMedTV page also lists rare bupropion side effects, as well as side effects to report to your doctor. Bupropion side affects is a common misspelling of bupropion side effects.
  • Bupropion SR Dosing
    For both depression treatment and smoking cessation, bupropion SR dosing starts at 150 mg once daily. This eMedTV page also lists factors that can affect bupropion SR dosages (such as a person's age) and some general tips on taking the medicine.
  • Bupropion XL (Wellbutrin XL)
    As this eMedTV page explains, bupropion XL (sold under the brand names Wellbutrin XL and Forfivo XL) is used for depression and seasonal affective disorder. This article takes a quick look at this drug, with details on side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Bupropion XL Dosing
    For many people starting bupropion XL, dosing generally starts at 150 mg, taken once a day. This eMedTV article discusses dosing guidelines for the medication in more detail and provides precautions and tips for those taking the antidepressant.
  • BuSpar and Breastfeeding
    Researchers are not sure whether BuSpar passes through breast milk in nursing women. This eMedTV article describes animal studies that have been done on BuSpar and breastfeeding, and explains the possible risks of using the drug while nursing.
  • BuSpar and Pregnancy
    BuSpar is generally considered safe for pregnant women. As this eMedTV page explains, animal studies on BuSpar and pregnancy show that the drug does not cause any problems. Doctors can prescribe the medication if the benefits outweigh the risks.
  • BuSpar Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause BuSpar drug interactions include haloperidol, diltiazem, and nefazodone. As this eMedTV page explains, these interactions can lead to potentially serious side effects or affect the level of BuSpar in your blood.
  • BuSpar Overdose
    Nausea or vomiting, dizziness, and drowsiness are common symptoms of a BuSpar overdose. This eMedTV segment discusses the potential dangers associated with taking too much BuSpar overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • BuSpar Sexual Side Effects
    Changes in libido, delayed ejaculation, and impotence are sexual side effects that may occur with BuSpar. This eMedTV resource describes these BuSpar sexual side effects in more detail and explains what treatment options your doctor may recommend.
  • BuSpar Uses
    BuSpar is used for treating anxiety in both adults and children ages 6 to 17. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses common "off-label" BuSpar uses and explains how the drug works to improve symptoms of anxiety.
  • BuSpar Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take BuSpar if you are allergic to any components of the medicine or to benzodiazepines. This eMedTV article provides other BuSpar warnings and precautions, including certain side effects to look out for while taking the drug.
  • Buspirone Dosing
    Your healthcare provider can prescribe a buspirone dosage of up to 60 mg per day. As this eMedTV page explains, however, the recommended starting dose is 7.5 mg twice daily. Your healthcare provider will adjust your buspirone dosing only if needed.
  • Busulfan Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV page, a person who receives busulfan will be given a dosage calculated specifically for his or her situation, based on things like weight and existing medical issues. Other dosing guidelines are listed in this article.
  • Busulfan Injection
    Busulfan injection prepares the body for a stem cell transplant in people with a certain type of cancer. This eMedTV article features more details on this prescription medication, including when this drug is used, how it is given, side effects, and more.
  • Busulfan Injection Dosage
    Busulfan injection is given every six hours for four days to prepare the body for a stem cell transplant. This eMedTV page covers what to expect during treatment and includes an explanation of how your doctor will determine your busulfan injection dosage.
  • Busulfan Injection Information
    If you are looking for information on busulfan injection, this eMedTV Web page is a great starting point. It explains what this drug is used for, how it works, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor before receiving it.
  • Busulfan Injection Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, some of the most common side effects of busulfan injection include anemia, infections, and bleeding. Other common problems are listed in this article, as are potentially serious problems requiring immediate medical care.
  • Busulfan Side Effects
    Notify your doctor immediately if you are taking busulfan and develop problems like fever or seizures. This eMedTV resource examines other possible side effects of busulfan, including common reactions and those that may require immediate medical care.
  • Busulfex
    Busulfex is a drug prescribed to help prepare certain people for a stem cell transplant. This eMedTV Web selection explores this prescription drug in more detail, with information on specific uses, how it works, potential side effects, and other topics.
  • Busulfex and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment discusses why it may not be safe for women to use Busulfex (busulfan injection) while breastfeeding. This page explains if any research has been done on this topic and whether it is known if the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Busulfex and Pregnancy
    The FDA has classified Busulfex (busulfan injection) as a pregnancy Category D drug. This eMedTV resource looks at the reasons why this drug may not be safe for pregnant women. It also covers the complications that occurred in pregnant women.
  • Busulfex Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, Busulfex is given as an intravenous injection every six hours for four days. This article explains how your individual Busulfex dosage is determined. It also lists some tips on what to expect during treatment.
  • Busulfex Drug Information
    You may receive Busulfex if you have a certain type of cancer and are about to have a stem cell transplant. This eMedTV page explores this chemotherapy drug, including information on why Busulfex is not suitable for some people and possible side effects.
  • Busulfex Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor will need an up-to-date list of any medications or supplements you are taking before prescribing Busulfex. This page explains how Tylenol, live vaccines, and other products could cause Busulfex drug interactions.
  • Busulfex Overdose
    As this page of the eMedTV Web site explains, overdosing on Busulfex (busulfan injection) may cause problems like anemia, diarrhea, and even death. Other potential overdose symptoms and treatment options are described in this Web page.
  • Busulfex Side Effects
    A majority of people who received Busulfex in clinical trials reported some type of side effect. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at some of the common side effects of Busulfex, as well as those problems that are more serious and require treatment.
  • Busulfex Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, if you have chronic myelogenous leukemia, you may receive Busulfex prior to undergoing a stem cell transplant. This page examines this chemotherapy drug, including details on how it works and off-label Busulfex uses.
  • Busulfex Warnings and Precautions
    Busulfex may lead to permanent infertility, liver problems, or other serious complications. This eMedTV resource focuses on why this medicine may not be safe for some people. A list of important Busulfex warnings and precautions is also included.
  • But It's Good for My Heart, Honey...
    Yes, a glass of wine may be good for cholesterol. It may increase good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol. But moderation is of utmost importance. A daily glass (for women) or two (for men) should be your limit. Studies generally show that red wine is probably best.
  • But Perhaps Consider Zinc
    While research isn't convincing for vitamin C, zinc looks a bit more promising. Very popular for cold prevention and treatment (think Zicam), zinc supplements might actually be worth a try. Studies suggest that starting zinc within the first 24 hours of a cold may lessen its severity and shorten its duration.
  • Butrans Abuse
    As a narcotic drug, Butrans (buprenorphine patch) does have the potential for abuse. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains the difference between physical dependence and abuse, and describes some of the possible consequences of abusing Butrans.
  • Butrans and Breastfeeding
    The active ingredient in Butrans (buprenorphine patch) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV Web resource lists several problems that might occur in infants whose mothers use Butrans while breastfeeding, such as drowsiness or breathing problems.
  • Butrans and Pregnancy
    It is not known if it is safe to use Butrans (buprenorphine patch) during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment further discusses using this pain medication while pregnant, and describes the problems that occurred when this drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Butrans Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the initial Butrans dosage for people who have not already been using an opioid medicine is one 5-mcg/hour patch applied every seven days. This article further discusses dosing guidelines and tips for using this patch.
  • Butrans Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, antidepressants, and sleep medicines may cause drug interactions with Butrans. This eMedTV article lists other medicines that may cause negative reactions with the skin patch and describes the problems that these interactions can cause.
  • Butrans Medication Information
    Butrans is a prescription drug used to treat chronic pain. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides more information on Butrans, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Butrans Overdose
    An overdose with Butrans (buprenorphine patch) could lead to extreme drowsiness and breathing problems. This eMedTV Web article describes other possible overdose effects and explains how a healthcare provider may treat the symptoms that occur.
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