Bunavail; Suboxone; Zubsolv
- It is used to treat drug addiction and withdrawal.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has liver disease.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that your child is using this drug.
- This drug may be habit-forming with long-term use.
- Have your child avoid tasks or actions that call for alertness until you see how this drug affects your child. These are things like riding a bike, playing sports, or using items such as scissors, lawnmowers, electric scooters, toy cars, or motorized vehicles.
- To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, have your child get up slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Have your child be extra careful climbing stairs.
- Have your child’s blood work checked often. Talk with your child’s doctor.
- Do not stop giving this drug to your child all of a sudden without calling the doctor. Your child may have a greater risk of side effects. If your child needs to stop this drug, you will want to slowly stop it as told by the doctor.
- Do not switch between different forms of this drug without first talking with the doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before giving your child other drugs and natural products that may slow your child’s actions.
- Alcohol may interact with this drug. Be sure your child does not drink alcohol.
- Even one dose of this drug may be deadly if it is taken by accident, especially in children. If this drug is taken by accident, get medical help right away.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- Long-term use of this drug during pregnancy may cause dependence in the unborn baby or newborn. Talk with the doctor.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Trouble breathing, slow breathing, or shallow breathing.
- Feeling very sleepy.
- Change in thinking clearly and with logic.
- Very hard stools (constipation).
- Change in eyesight.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- Feeling nervous and excitable.
- Change in balance.
- Mood changes.
- Extra muscle action or slow movement.
- Slurred speech.
- Very bad and sometimes deadly liver problems have happened with this drug. Call your child’s doctor right away if your child has signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes.
- Feeling sleepy.
- Belly pain.
- Not able to sleep.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Hard stools (constipation).
- Sweating a lot.
- Numbness or tingling in the mouth.
- Pain where it was placed.
- To gain the most benefit, do not miss giving your child doses.
- Give this drug at the same time of day.
- Do not let your child chew or swallow.
- Do not let your child eat, drink, smoke, or talk while this drug is melting.
- Give this drug by mouth only. Very bad and sometimes deadly side effects may happen if this drug is injected.
All film products:
- Open right before use.
- Be sure your hands are dry before you touch this drug.
- Do not cut or tear this drug. Do not touch the film with your tongue or finger once it has been placed.
- Wet mouth with water.
- Put under your child’s tongue.
- If using 2 films, place on opposite sides. Try not to let films touch.
- If using 3 films, place the third film under the tongue after the first 2 films have melted.
- Have your child wet the inside of the cheek with the tongue or water.
- Place the film inside the mouth on a wet cheek. Hold for 5 seconds so it sticks to the cheek. Let it melt.
- Place the side of the film with the writing against the inside of the cheek.
- If using 2 films, place on opposite sides. If using many films, do not place more than 2 films on the inside of 1 cheek at a time.
- Place on the tongue and let melt.
- If the doctor tells you to give more than 1 tablet at a time, ask the doctor how to give them.
- Give a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your child’s next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your child’s normal time.
- Do not give 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- If you are not sure what to do if you miss giving your child a dose, call the doctor.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
All film products:
- Do not freeze.
- Store in foil pouch until ready for use.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.