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A study for a 30-year old man who takes Suboxone, Butalbital, Aspirin And Caffeine, Suboxone, Gabapentin

Summary: 734 male patients aged 30 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 30 year old male patient who has Addiction, Pain, Drug Dependence. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from 8,295 Suboxone users)

Butalbital, aspirin and caffeine has active ingredients of aspirin; butalbital; caffeine. (latest outcomes from 17 Butalbital, aspirin and caffeine users)

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from 8,295 Suboxone users)

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,609 Gabapentin users)

What are the conditions

Addiction can be treated by Suboxone, Methadone Hydrochloride, Subutex, Methadose, Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, Nicotine. (latest reports from 809 Addiction patients)

Pain can be treated by Tramadol Hydrochloride, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Vicodin, Ibuprofen, Percocet, Lortab. (latest reports from 292,180 Pain patients)

Drug dependence can be treated by Suboxone, Methadone Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 19,352 Drug Dependence patients)

On Feb, 15, 2015: 734 males aged 27 (±5) who take Suboxone, Butalbital, Aspirin And Caffeine, Suboxone, Gabapentin are studied

Suboxone, Butalbital, Aspirin And Caffeine, Suboxone, Gabapentin outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 27

Gender: male

Conditions: Addiction, Pain, Drug Dependence

Drugs taking:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years
- Butalbital, Aspirin And Caffeine - 325MG;50MG;40MG (aspirin; butalbital; caffeine): used for 1 - 2 years
- Suboxone - 8MG;2MG (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years

Comments from or about the patient: Gabapentin at times would cause extreme butalbital (a barbiturate in Fioricet) withdrawal, unless I took the butalbital AFTER dosing gabapentin. In the morning, if I were to take butalbital first; it was cause extreme migraines, moderate anxiety, and general introductory barbiturate withdrawal symptoms. After dosing <800mg-1000mg.. these symptoms slowly resolved themselves within roughly ~4 to ~7 hours. However, for the full 12 hours it butalbital was ineffective.

This is in stark contrast when I take gabapentin FIRST, before taking butalbital. The need to dose butalbital seemed to be lessened. However, when taken in these circumstances, the effects do not realize themselves as quickly as they usually do (WITHOUT gabapentin).. the effects seem to be less acute & extended; however, with less immediate relief. But overall, when dosed with this regime--taking butalbital will severely increase duration & intensity by the end of the day if you take your normal daily dose through out the day. But again, individual doses seem to have a decreased efficacy--but cumulative dosing (at usual daily intake) causes extreme synergy after several doses of butalbital- causing ataxia, talkativeness, and anxiolytic effects.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
GabapentinThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suboxone is effective63.16%
(12 of 19 people)
61.76%
(21 of 34 people)
78.57%
(11 of 14 people)
57.89%
(11 of 19 people)
75.00%
(18 of 24 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
n/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
Butalbital, Aspirin And Caffeine is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Suboxone is effective63.16%
(12 of 19 people)
61.76%
(21 of 34 people)
78.57%
(11 of 14 people)
57.89%
(11 of 19 people)
75.00%
(18 of 24 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
n/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
Gabapentin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Headache (pain in head)Lipohypertrophy (a lump under the skin caused by accumulation of extra fat at the site of many subcutaneous injections of insulin)n/aDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
VomitingDepressionConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Headache (pain in head)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Gallbladder PainLimb Discomfort (discomfort in leg)Suicidal Ideation
PainHyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Condition Aggravated (worse condition)Road Traffic AccidentPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Oesophagitis (inflammation of oesophagus)Hallucinations, Mixed (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind -mixed)Drug Dependence
Suicidal IdeationConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Insomnia (sleeplessness)AnxietyVomitingOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Vomiting
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Substance AbuseSubstance AbuseWeight DecreasedAnxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)Psychotic DisorderDepression
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)Condition Aggravated (worse condition)Weight DecreasedIntentional OverdoseAneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall)Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Substance Abuse
DeathInsomnia (sleeplessness)Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DepressionWeight IncreasedAnxiety
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Abnormal BehaviourPalpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Skin Bacterial InfectionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Addiction
- support group for people who have Drug Dependence
- support group for people who have Pain
- support group for people who take Butalbital, Aspirin And Caffeine
- support group for people who take Gabapentin
- support group for people who take Suboxone
- support group for people who take Suboxone

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    My husband was my best friend. He started taking suboxone 2 years ago after stopping methadone cold turkey and in recent months he gets very angry over nothing. He can wake up out of a dead sleep screaming, throwing things, hitting me. You can't talk to him. It's really scary. He refuses to allow me to use a phone to call for help. He doesn't want me telling anyone what's going on. About a month ago, a friend of his came here with some neurontin and said it was for my husband. The doctor he sees was suppose to wean him off the meds but his dose is still the same. I'm concerned that he will hurt me or himself(he tries cutting himself during his episodes) but he won't tell me what going on. I wonder if there is a way to inform his physician of this new change without him finding out or if there is a specific time for coming off. Should this doctor have already began the weaning process? What can I do to save my husband and our marriage? Please help!

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    I have explained this in another post but I cannot find it, not sure what I am doing wrong, so I am writing another post because I have more to add after a couple of weeks since my last post.

    The issue I have is I am still tired after more than a month after the installation of the pacemaker. I had the bpm (beats per minute) on my pacemaker increased from 60, the factory settings, to somewhere in the mid 60's.......so I thought. I went to the hospital twice to have my pacemaker "tweaked" but when I met with the cardiologist for my "one week" follow up, which took almost three weeks to see him due to his heavy schedule, he told me there were never any changes made to my pacemaker, I was still at 60 bpm. How could this be since I was told twice it had been increased? I had the wand on my chest and the nurse made the changes which were made due to my complaining about being exhausted still, the reason I went to the PCP in the first place five weeks ago.
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    dizzy.

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    AS I sit here I am still tired, I could easily take a nap but I am better than I was yesterday, significantly.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I am on these medications and last week my throat started to get a little sore. I thought nothing of it since its winter here.then for the past 2 days my tongue has been swollen and has like little bumps on it. My mouth and throat hurt so bad that i can not eat because it causes so much pain and can only drink water. I had a nose bleed yesterday as well. I was tested for stds last month because i delivered a child. All negative and i am married and in a monogomous relationship so im not worried about STD's. I also on the insidw of my top lip jave little white blisters. It feel dry up there as well. Is this an allergic reaction to the suboxone? Im kind of freaking out.

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