Buprenorphine

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Buprenorphine

(5R,6R,7R,14S)-17-Cyclopropylmethyl-4,5-epoxy-7-[(S)-2-hydroxy-3,3-dimethylbutane-2-yl]-6-methoxy-6,14-ethanomorphinan-3-ol, C29H41NO4, MW 467,65

Synthetic Thebaine derivate ("bupe") with strongly analgetic characteristics (opioide, 25 to 40 x more effectively than morphine) as well as opiod antagonistic characteristics, which is used therefore for substitution of opiate dependent.

Trade Marks: Subutex, Temgesic. HT 2-4 h.