Buprenex is a synthetic partial opiate agonist. A comercially available injectable product has a pH of 3.5-5 and is a sterile solution of the drug dissolved in D5W. Terms of potency are expressed in terms of buprenorphine. The commercial product contains 0.324mg/ml of buprenorphine HCl, which is equivalent to 0.3mg/ml of buprenorphine. It is best used for mild to moderate pain. It is used primarly as an injectable analgesic in small animals(but has been used in horses).
Packaged as a 5 pack of 1ml vials.