Suboxone (Blood) Drug Test

Buprenorphine


Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Suboxone (Blood) Drug Test

This test looks for Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, in a blood sample.  Positive results will provide a numerical value for the level detected in the sample.  Suboxone is the commercial name for Buprenorphine.  Buprenorphine is a synthetic opiate that is typically used to treat people who are suffering addiction to heroin or opiates such as morphine.  Buprenorphine can be abused due to it producing similar effects to other opiate drugs.  Misuse of Buprenorphine can lead to respiratory problems, seizures and may be fatal, especially when it is mixed with alcohol.  Common side effects include nausea, muscle pain, fever, sweating, diarrhea, slurred speech, increased blood pressure, insomnia, memory loss, and depression.     

Suboxone/Buprenorphine is typically detectable in blood for up to 1-2 days after use.  Detection periods are an estimate and may vary based on a number of factors such as a person's metabolism and how much they have taken.

A Urine Suboxone Test is also available.  For more testing options, please see our Drug Testing Category.

Turnaround on this test is typically 5-10 business days but may be longer if confirmatory testing is required.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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Please note that not all lab locations are able to perform the collections for urine drug testing. When placing a testing order online you will only be able to select from lab locations which are able to perform this type of testing.

This Suboxone (Buprenorphine) drug test is intended to screen for drugs of abuse and is not appropriate for pain management or therapeutic monitoring.  Customers who require pain management testing should consult their prescribing physician.

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Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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