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Temgesic  (Buprenorphine Hydrochloride)

Street Names

Tems, Bupes, Subs,

General Info

Temgesic sublingual tablets contain the active ingredient buprenorphine, which is a type of medicine called an opioid analgesic (painkiller). It is a strong painkiller related to morphine.

It is used to relieve severe to moderate pain when prescribed by a Doctor.  The drug works by acting on the central nervous system.  It is described as a depressant and analgesic and can be taken orally or can be injected.


  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Drowsiness
  • Euphoria
  • Reduced anxiety
  • Withdrawal symptoms include agitation, anxiety, nervousness and shaking.


  • Tolerance
  • Addiction
  • Accidents
  • Constipation
  • Breathing problems
  • May be harmful to developing babies
  • Overdose. 


Class C