Review: could Suboxone cause Erectile Dysfunction?


Summary

Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Atarax, and have Drug dependence . We study 7,438 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,195 users)

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, drug ineffective, erection increased, erection problems, optic ischaemic neuropathy (latest reports from 30,348 Erectile dysfunction patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

7,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 44 people (0.59%) have Erectile Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Erectile dysfunction?

Time on Suboxone when people have Erectile Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 2.27 %
  • male: 97.73 %

Age of people who have Erectile Dysfunction when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 24.39 %
  • 40-49: 17.07 %
  • 50-59: 43.9 %
  • 60+: 14.63 %

Severity if Erectile Dysfunction when taking Suboxone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Erectile Dysfunction **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (9 people)
  • Hypertension (3 people)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (3 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people)
  • Opiate Withdrawal (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (5 people)
  • Multi-Vitamins (5 people)
  • Gabapentin (5 people)
  • Flomax (5 people)
  • Atarax (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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