Subutex side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Subutex side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Subutex. The review is based on 5,016 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Subutex

Subutex has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Subutex 5,365 users)

On Sep, 30, 2017

5,016 people who take Subutex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Subutex side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • convulsion
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • pneumonia
  • premature delivery
  • somnolence
  • substance abuse
1 - 6 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature delivery
  • tremor neonatal
  • urinary tract infection
  • abortion spontaneous
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
6 - 12 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • premature baby
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • jaundice neonatal
  • low birth weight baby
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • premature delivery
  • swelling face
1 - 2 years:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • premature baby
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature separation of placenta
  • premature delivery
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • low birth weight baby
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • sudden death
2 - 5 years:
  • substance abuse
  • meningitis
  • haemorrhoids
  • liver disorder
  • testis cancer
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • weight decreased
  • cardiac arrest
  • cerebral haemorrhage
  • compartment syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • confusional state
  • substance abuse
  • abscess limb
  • discomfort
  • impaired work ability
  • lymphoedema
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary oedema
  • renal failure
  • chest pain
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • lymphoedema
  • death
  • endocarditis
  • fall
  • foot fracture
  • mental disorder
  • myocardial infarction
  • staphylococcal sepsis
not specified:
  • substance abuse
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • suicidal ideation
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • weight decreased
  • abortion spontaneous
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature delivery
  • abortion spontaneous
  • substance abuse
  • vomiting
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • premature baby
  • premature labour
male:
  • substance abuse
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • premature baby
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • tremor neonatal

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • tremor neonatal
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • jaundice neonatal
  • low birth weight baby
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • hospitalisation
  • weight decreased
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • accidental exposure
  • developmental delay
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • eye rolling
  • feeding disorder neonatal
10-19:
  • substance abuse
  • vomiting
  • death
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • pre-eclampsia
  • completed suicide
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • non-accidental overdose
  • accidental overdose
  • balance disorder
20-29:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • substance abuse
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • abortion spontaneous
  • premature delivery
  • premature labour
  • weight decreased
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • headache
30-39:
  • substance abuse
  • premature delivery
  • vomiting
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • abortion spontaneous
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • suicidal ideation
  • homicide
  • weight decreased
40-49:
  • substance abuse
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • suicidal ideation
  • convulsion
  • paranoia
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • pulmonary embolism
50-59:
  • vomiting
  • accidental overdose
  • suicide attempt
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • chest pain
  • substance abuse
  • thrombocytopenia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abnormal behaviour
  • confusional state
60+:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • premature labour
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • neonatal aspiration
  • premature delivery
  • stillbirth
  • weight decrease neonatal
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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