|Legal Status||Class C|
Penalty for possession: Up to two years in prison and / or an unlimited fine.
Penalty for dealing: Up to 14 years in prison and / or an unlimited fine.
Buprenorphine is a synthetic thebaine derivative that has both analgesic and opioids antagonist properties. It will potentially reduce the effects of other co-ingested opiates, in particular inducing withdrawal in patients dependent on highly potent opioids.
Identified in Sweden: 7-chloro-5-(2-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one (norfludiazepam). Norfludiazepam is a benzodiazepine and is structurally related to the internationally controlled substance diazepam.
Fentanyls Information: UK and Ireland Drugwatch have developed an information sheet relating to Fentanyls. This information can be accessed here: http://www.thedrugswheel.com/fentanyls.php