BUP-XR

Monthly buprenorphine injections effective for opioid use disorders

A newly published study suggests the long-acting buprenorphine formulation BUP-XR is more effective than placebo in helping patients struggling with addiction to opioids. BUP-XR is a monthly extended-release injection. Daily dose buprenorphine was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002 and has proven to be effective in…