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Suboxone for the Treatment of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: January 14, 2013
Project Number: RB0556-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of suboxone for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of suboxone for the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain?

Key Message

Two non-randomized studies and one evidence-based guideline were identified regarding the use of Suboxone for chronic non-cancer pain.

Tags

buprenorphine, naloxone, pain, chronic pain, pain management, anesthesia, Pain Pains, painful, Chronic, noncancer