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Suboxone is a drug used to treat opioid addiction. It contains a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist, meaning it binds to the same receptors in the brain as opioids, but at a lower intensity, helping to ease withdrawal symptoms and cravings without producing the same euphoria. Naloxone, an opioid antagonist, is added to prevent the abuse of injectable Suboxone, as it can cause withdrawal symptoms when injected. Suboxone is usually administered sublingually (under the tongue) as a film or tablet. It is part of medication-assisted treatment (MAT).