Review: could Suboxone cause Abdominal pain?
Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,235 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)
Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression.(latest reports from Abdominal pain 106,123 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 7,229 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 105 people (1.45%) have Abdominal Pain.
Time on Suboxone when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||17.39%||50.00%||4.35%||10.87%||8.70%||8.70%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Suboxone * :
|Abdominal pain||55.78%||44.22% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Suboxone * :
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.92%||38.46%||18.46%||24.62%||1.54% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||28.57%||42.86%||28.57% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (73 people, 69.52%)
- Anxiety (33 people, 31.43%)
- Pain (31 people, 29.52%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 20.95%)
- Depression (17 people, 16.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (31 people, 29.52%)
- Wellbutrin (21 people, 20.00%)
- Percocet (19 people, 18.10%)
- Cymbalta (19 people, 18.10%)
- Dilaudid (19 people, 18.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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