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Suboxone Dental Damage. A product liability and negligence lawsuit has been filed against the makers of Suboxone sublingual film as a result of using this medication. The complaint alleges that the Suboxone oral strips cause severe enamel erosion and tooth decay, leading to painful teeth extractions.

Suboxone Dental Damage

Suboxone film strips linked Dental Damage and painful extractions. Injured? Call Dr. Shezad Malik at 214-390-3189

Vincent Delcastillo recently filed his injury claim in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, against the drug manufacturers Indivior Inc., Aquestive Therapeutics Inc, Monosol Rx In., and Reckitt Benckiser LLC.

According to Delcastillo, patients and the prescribing doctors were not adequately warned about the dental risks associated with Suboxone oral strips.

Delcastillo became addicted to opioids after being prescribed them for pain management. To tackle the addiction he was prescribed Suboxone oral strips.

Delcastillo was not warned about the risks of serious dental erosion and tooth decay associated with the Suboxone dissolvable film strips.

According to the lawsuit, “The formulation of Suboxone film is designed to be acidic to maximize absorption of the buprenorphine while minimizing absorption of the naloxone. This acidic formulation leads to dental erosion and decay. Defendants knew or should have known that Suboxone film, when used as prescribed and intended, causes harmful damage to the teeth due to the acidity of buprenorphine.” Continue reading

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