Frequently asked questions about Buprenorphine How do I find a doctor who prescribes buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction? Can buprenorphine be used to treat addiction to prescription pain relievers, such as oxycodone or codeine? Where can I find out more information about buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction? Will Medicare and Medicaid cover substance abuse treatment and buprenorphine? Will buprenorphine be available in treatment programs for indigent patients and patients who don't have Medicaid or Medicare? Can buprenorphine be used to treat cocaine addiction? Can a person currently being treated with methadone switch to buprenorphine without suffering withdrawal symptoms? How much will a dose of buprenorphine cost a consumer? Can an Opioid Treatment Program (i.e., methadone clinic or OTP) dispense approved buprenorphine products to patients admitted to the program?