Buprenorphine definition

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A synthetic opioid drug, C29H41NO4, used usually in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and, in combination with naloxone, for long-term treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin.
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A semisynthetic opioid drug, C29 H41 NO4 , used usually in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and, in combination with naloxone, for long-term treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin.
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(medicine) A semisynthetic opioid that is used to treat opioid addiction.
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