Review: could Suboxone cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?
Summary: Bone and joint pain is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Percocet, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,235 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 149 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint 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)
Bone and joint pain
Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Bone and joint pain 117,673 patients)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 7,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 149 people (2.06%) have Bone And Joint Pain.
Time on Suboxone when people have Bone and joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone and joint pain||14.29%||42.86%||30.95%||4.76%||7.14%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Suboxone * :
|Bone and joint pain||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Suboxone * :
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.66%||22.28%||23.32%||26.94%||22.80% |
Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone and joint pain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (76 people, 51.01%)
- Pain (30 people, 20.13%)
- Anxiety (20 people, 13.42%)
- Depression (18 people, 12.08%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 10.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Percocet (50 people, 33.56%)
- Wellbutrin (24 people, 16.11%)
- Prozac (23 people, 15.44%)
- Xanax (23 people, 15.44%)
- Dilaudid (22 people, 14.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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