Suboxone and Epilepsy - from FDA reports
Epilepsy is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Drug dependence . We study 14,030 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA. Among them, 23 have Epilepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Epilepsy 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 15,969 users)
Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, convulsion (latest reports from 56,477 Epilepsy patients).
On Feb, 07, 2017
14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 23 people (0.16%) have Epilepsy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Suboxone when people have Epilepsy *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Suboxone *:
- female: 47.62 %
- male: 52.38 %
Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Suboxone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 11.11 %
- 20-29: 22.22 %
- 30-39: 50.0 %
- 40-49: 11.11 %
- 50-59: 5.56 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Drug Dependence (6 people, 26.09%)
- Pain (3 people, 13.04%)
- Convulsion (3 people, 13.04%)
- Seizures (1 person, 4.35%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Subutex (3 people, 13.04%)
- Keppra (3 people, 13.04%)
- Tegretol (2 people, 8.70%)
- Lyrica (2 people, 8.70%)
- Trileptal (1 person, 4.35%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 34.78%)
- Fatigue (7 people, 30.43%)
- Convulsion (7 people, 30.43%)
- Back Pain (7 people, 30.43%)
- Balance Disorder (6 people, 26.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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