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 293 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 15,624 users)

Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 29,527 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

293 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
  • hyperhidrosis
  • agitation
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • drug dependence
  • malaise
1 - 6 months:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hyperhidrosis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • substance abuse
  • suicide attempt
  • anxiety
  • constipation
6 - 12 months:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • abortion spontaneous
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • hypertension
  • substance abuse
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • depression
  • dysphagia
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • premature labour
  • pinworms
  • premature delivery
  • restlessness
  • abdominal pain
  • anaphylactic shock
  • cholelithiasis
  • dermatitis allergic
  • dyspnoea
2 - 5 years:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • depression
  • hyperhidrosis
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dental caries
  • pinworms
  • restlessness
  • vomiting
  • chills
5 - 10 years:
  • convulsion
  • injury
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • facial pain
  • hyperhidrosis
  • malaise
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • tremor
10+ years:
  • anger
  • asthenia
  • cholelithiasis
  • crying
  • deafness
  • depression
  • drug abuse
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
not specified:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • feeling abnormal
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • hyperhidrosis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • jaundice neonatal
  • premature baby
  • breech presentation
  • foetal distress syndrome
  • foetal cystic hygroma
  • micrognathia
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • poor sucking reflex
10-19:
  • death
  • loss of consciousness
  • substance abuse
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • hot flush
  • hyperhidrosis
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • paranoia
  • drug ineffective
30-39:
  • convulsion
  • hyperhidrosis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • hallucination
  • nausea
  • feeling abnormal
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • depression
  • tremor
  • joint swelling
  • muscle spasms
  • convulsion
  • confusional state
  • hallucination
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • dental caries
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • gingival pain
  • oral discomfort
  • sinusitis
  • staphylococcal infection
  • streptococcal infection
60+:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • somnolence
  • weight decreased
  • blood pressure increased
  • abdominal discomfort
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • pneumonia
  • abdominal distension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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