Buprenorphine, also colloquially referred to as bupe, is an opioid drug with partial agonist and antagonist actions. Buprenorphine is a semi synthetic opioid analgesic derived from thebaine, a component of opium. Buprenorphine is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, peri-operative analgesia, and opioid dependence. Buprenorphine and its metabolites may be present in urine after Buprenorphine use. The length of time following drug use for which a positive result may occur is dependent upon several factors, including the frequency and amount of drug, metabolic rate, excretion rate, drug half-life, the drug user's age, weight, activity and diet.
One Step Buprenorphine Urine Test is a lateral flow, rapid immunoassay for the qualitative detection of Buprenorphine and Buprenorphine metabolites in human urine at a cutoff of 10ng/mL. The test is used to obtain a visual qualitative result and is intended for laboratory use only. The rapid Buprenorphine assay provides only a preliminary test result.