From Pharmacy Drug Guide
Suboxone® is a maintenance treatment plan prescribed to help patients who are opioid-dependent. The medication, which is available as tablets or film, is manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The tablets were first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002, and rated a Schedule III narcotic, while the film was first approved in 2010. Patients switching from the tablet formulation to the film will need a new prescription, even though both versions are of the same strength and are taken once daily. 
Free Suboxone® samples may be available to help opioid-dependent patients access their medicine at no cost. Additional assistance is available in the form of a copay assistance program for Suboxone® Film through the medication's official website.
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|Chemical name||Buprenorphine hydrochloride, naloxone hydrochloride|
|Manufactured by||Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Brought to market||2002|
|Administration||Once daily in tablet or film form|
|Disclaimer||The information provided by Pharmacy Drug Guide is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not take any action based on the information on this page without consulting a physician.|
Suboxone Film Copay Discount Card
Suboxone® is the brand name for buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride, a narcotic that helps treat opioid dependence. Opioids include painkillers like Vicodin®, OxyContin®, and Percocet®, as well as the drug heroin. Suboxone® is a maintenance treatment prescribed alongside counseling and psychosocial support. Treatment with Suboxone® is usually supervised in the beginning, and gradually evolves to unsupervised as patients stabilize.
Side effects of Suboxone® include drug withdrawal syndrome, upset stomach, numbness or redness in the mouth, intoxication, constipation, sleeplessness, back pain, irregular heartbeat and trouble paying attention. More serious side effects, such as potentially-fatal breathing problems, are also possible.
How to Get Suboxone Samples
- Healthcare professionals may be able to request a select number of Suboxone® samples directly from Reckitt Benckiser for distribution to patients.
More Suboxone Savings
- Another way for patients to access free or discounted Suboxone® is through the official Suboxone® website. A $0 copay program is available for Suboxone® Film. Most patients who have private insurance have a copay no higher than $50. In order to cover this, Reckitt Benckiser pays up to $50 a month. Patients who do not have any prescription drug insurance may also use the savings card, but must pay out-of-pocket for any expenses over $50.
- Reckitt Benckiser also offers certain patients a Suboxone® patient assistance program. Qualified patients receive up to a 30-day supply at no cost. In order to be eligible, patients must have an income that is at or is below 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Level, must live in the United States, and must be at least 16 years old.
- Suboxone® offers the free Here to Help program, providing personal support for Suboxone® patients. Through the program, patients receive information on opioid dependence and how it may have affected their lives, as well as individualized advice on how to succeed with treatment. The program suggests lifestyle changes and offers resources to help track progress. A treatment team is available for online communication.
Here to Help Program
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