What's the difference between the film's & the pills?

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What's the difference between the film's & the pills?

Post by TlN17courage » Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:34 pm

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Re: What's the difference between the film's & the pills?

Post by Lillyval » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:37 pm

They contain the exact same ingredients, the active ingredient buprenorphine, and naloxone (which is inactive when taken sublingually). Some people feel that they get better absorption with the films because they stick to the mucous membranes better and have fewer fillers. As a result they can sometimes use a lower dose of the films.

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Re: What's the difference between the film's & the pills?

Post by rule62 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:19 pm

In addition to what Lilly posted people also like the films if they intend on tapering down to a lower dose. Pills are hard to cut evenly and the films are quite easy to measure a decent dose.

There have been members who just hate the taste of the films and prefer the tabs. Some tabs like Zubsolv actually have a lower dose because they designed it to be more absorbent. Plus it doesn't taste as nasty. (so I'm told) Meaning, it takes less to do the job of a higher dose of Suboxone pills. Google buprenorphine to see all the different brands available and then discuss it with your doctor.
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