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Opioid Dependency

Generic Name Brand Name Daily Dose Dispensing Frequency Cost of 2 Week Supply Coverage Comments
Methadone Methadose 60-120 mg QD $146 BC / IA - Covered

Doses individualized, cost of 2 week supply based on highest daily dose.

Methadone Methadose 60-120 mg Every 2 weeks $21 BC / IA - Covered

Doses individualized, cost of 2 week supply based on highest daily dose.

Buprenorphine/Naloxone Suboxone 2/0.5 mg - 8/2 mg QD $247 BC - Covered / IA - SA

Doses individualized, cost of 2 week supply based on highest daily dose.

Buprenorphine/Naloxone Suboxone 2/0.5 mg - 8/2 mg Every 2 weeks $28 BC - Covered / IA - SA

Doses individualized, cost of 2 week supply based on highest daily dose.

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BC = Alberta Blue Cross, IA = Indigenous Affairs, NC = Not covered, SA = special authorization, SR = sustained release, OTC = over the counter, SQ = subcutaneous injection, SS=Social Services