Prednisone, Suboxone for a 35-year old woman
Summary: 7 female patients aged 35 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.
This is a personalized study for a 35 year old female patient who has Sarcoidosis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
What are the drugs
Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 150,015 users)
Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)
What are the conditions
Sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands) can be treated by Prednisone, Methotrexate Sodium, Prednisolone, Plaquenil. (latest reports from Sarcoidosis 3,134 patients)
On Nov, 29, 2014: 7 females aged 30 (±5) who take Prednisone, Suboxone are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
- Prednisone - 20MG (prednisone): used for 1 - 2 years
- Suboxone - 2MG;0.5MG (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride): used for 2 - 5 years
eHealthMe real world results:
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|n/a||Hidradenitis (chronic disease of a type of sweat gland)||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||n/a||Abdominal Pain|
|Cellulitis (infection under the skin)||Cellulitis (infection under the skin)|
|Abdominal Pain||Hidradenitis (chronic disease of a type of sweat gland)|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)|
|Weight Bearing Difficulty (difficulty due to weight of thigh fat deposition)|
|Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)|
|Gingival Swelling (gums swelling)|
|Myalgia (muscle pain)|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hey @Greygirl! The symptoms should be improving with the decreased dosage. Have you told your doctor about the side effects?
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I just wonder if it will be ok today to go ahead and use my suboxone strips or will it do more damage than good? It's never bothered my throat before but my throat is so bad right now that I don't know if it will hurt or help? I'm supposed to take 2 8mg strips a day? Help!!!!???
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- Can nortriptyline help with suboxone withdrawal (3 answers)
My Dr just prescribed me nortriptyline for stress induced migraines, nausea, vomiting, and stomach pains. She knows about all my meds but the suboxone I'm not prescribed them I get them from a friend. I've been on the suboxone for about 5 years now and can't handle the withdrawals but I've gone from 16 mg a day to about 4mg. I would like to get off them completely and was wandering if anyone knew if the nortriptyline would help with the withdrawals or make them worse.
- How soon can i start taking suboxone again after taking 1 dose of 30mg morphine sulfate?
I've been on Suboxone (the film type)for 9 days. I'm averaging about 4mg a day. It doesn't help for pain at all, like I thought it might. So today I took 1mg of suboxone and thought I'd try half of a 60mg morphine sulfate er. Well it didn't do much like I figured but I thought I would try anyways. Now I just want to go back to my suboxone. So because i took the morphine, do I have to wait 12 hours before I can take the suboxone again?
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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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