Sublocade is used for treatment of opiate disorders.
SUBLOCADE is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with moderate to severe addiction (dependence) to opioid drugs (prescription or illegal) who:
have received treatment with an oral transmucosal (used under the tongue or inside the cheek) buprenorphine-containing medicine for 7 days and are taking a dose that controls withdrawal symptoms for at least seven days
SUBLOCADE is part of a complete treatment plan that should include counseling.
It is not known if SUBLOCADE is safe or effective in children.
SUBLOCADE is a controlled substance (CIII) because it contains buprenorphine that can be a target for people who abuse prescription medicines or street drugs.