Liver Toxicity Fears with Buprenorphine, Methadone Allayed

Data from a phase IV hepatic safety study show no evidence of liver toxicity from buprenorphine/naloxone and methadone.

“Doctors can tell their patients that neither buprenorphine/naloxone or methadone have apparent liver toxicity and can prescribe either medication without major concern for liver injury,” Dr. Andrew Saxon said.

Source: – December 14, 2012