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.

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/776221

Source: Medscape.com – December 14, 2012

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