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Hello! I hope you will be able to explain me following: I want to know what the difference between hydrocodone and buprenorphine is. As I understood, these drugs belongs to same group of drugs (opioid); am I right about this fact? I am thanking you in advance for your prompt reply!

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Hello! You are right that hydrocodone and buprenorphine belongs to opioid group of drugs. But, they are not used in same purpose. Namely, hydrocodone is used as pain killer only; but, on the other hand buprenorphine is used to treat narcotic addiction. I hope that I ahev explained you this well.
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