Suboxone and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Subutex, and have Drug dependence. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Suboxone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,030 people who have side effects when taking Suboxone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 22, 2017

14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 790 people (5.63%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Depression?

Time on Suboxone when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 24.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.41 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 51.44 %
  • male: 48.56 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.15 %
  • 10-19: 1.68 %
  • 20-29: 20.8 %
  • 30-39: 22.32 %
  • 40-49: 27.83 %
  • 50-59: 21.25 %
  • 60+: 5.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (287 people, 36.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (52 people, 6.58%)
  • Pain (42 people, 5.32%)
  • Insomnia (30 people, 3.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 2.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Subutex (49 people, 6.20%)
  • Xanax (40 people, 5.06%)
  • Ambien (40 people, 5.06%)
  • Cymbalta (31 people, 3.92%)
  • Prozac (30 people, 3.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Suicidal Ideation (255 people, 32.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (212 people, 26.84%)
  • Insomnia (210 people, 26.58%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (210 people, 26.58%)
  • Headache (139 people, 17.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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