Review: taking Suboxone and Valium together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Suboxone and Valium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Suboxone and Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 225 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 10,334 users)

Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 23,828 users)

On Aug, 23, 2016

225 people who take Suboxone, Valium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Suboxone and Valium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Suboxone:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Valium:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Suboxone:
  • female: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • male: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
Valium:
  • female: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • male: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Suboxone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Valium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (4 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • agitation
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • hallucination, auditory
  • loss of consciousness
  • brain oedema
1 - 6 months:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • hyperhidrosis
  • convulsion
  • death
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • premature labour
  • substance abuse
6 - 12 months:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • substance abuse
  • tremor
  • asthma
  • bronchitis
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • pinworms
  • premature labour
  • restlessness
  • abdominal pain
  • anaphylactic shock
  • cholelithiasis
  • dermatitis allergic
  • dyspnoea
  • premature delivery
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • chills
  • hot flush
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hyperhidrosis
  • fatigue
  • pinworms
  • restlessness
  • vomiting
5 - 10 years:
  • convulsion
  • injury
  • abdominal pain
not specified:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • pain
  • convulsion
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • feeling abnormal
male:
  • hallucination
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • hyperhidrosis
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • foetal cystic hygroma
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • micrognathia
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • poor sucking reflex
  • regurgitation
  • umbilical cord abnormality
10-19:
  • death
  • loss of consciousness
  • substance abuse
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • hot flush
  • suicide attempt
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hyperhidrosis
  • paranoia
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • tremor
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dizziness
  • hallucination
  • insomnia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • abnormal dreams
  • feeling hot
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • tremor
  • depression
  • joint swelling
  • muscle spasms
  • convulsion
  • confusional state
  • hallucination
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • decreased appetite
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • convulsion
  • injury
  • headache
  • restlessness
60+:
  • somnolence
  • weight decreased
  • blood pressure increased
  • abdominal discomfort
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal distension
  • arthropathy
  • butterfly rash
  • coeliac disease
  • drug withdrawal syndrome

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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