Review: could Suboxone cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?
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 Lisinopril, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,270 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction 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 8,295 Suboxone users)
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,192 Erectile dysfunction patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 7,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 31 people (0.43%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Suboxone when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||43.48%||21.74%||0.00%||17.39%||13.04%||4.35%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Suboxone * :
|Erectile dysfunction||2.13%||97.87% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Suboxone * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||15.00%||45.00%||15.00% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (21 people, 67.74%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 41.94%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (13 people, 41.94%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 41.94%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (13 people, 41.94%)
- Statin type medication (13 people, 41.94%)
- Zyrtec (5 people, 16.13%)
- Epogen (5 people, 16.13%)
- Protonix (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (7 days ago):
I think it was brought on by the Suboxone. I took 3-4 a day for approximately 4 years starting 11 years ago. Stopped them but realized they were helping with my depression. After trying every antidepressant with no help the Suboxone was wonderful. I got back on it but only taking 2-3 a day for another 2-3 years. Insurance stopped paying about 9 months ago. I continued to take them, but only 1 a day for another 1-2 years. Now, I take 1 occasionally. When I completely stopped the neuropathy gradually began. It was around Sept. I began to notice my feet felt like they were numb. With shoes on I felt like they were wet. I also noticed getting weaker and my family noticed I was walking slow, etc. Feel terrible with terrible problem of something like hot flashes, but those were over years ago. Have lots of nausea. My doctor used some type instrument and I have very little feeling on the bottom of my feet. He is sending me to a neurologist.
From this study (1 week ago):
usually in the afternoon
Always when walking after a period of inactivity (sitting)
Only periodically (not every day)
I feel normal for the fist 30 steps then my thigh muscles rapidly "fall asleep"
the weakness only lasts for a minute but its severe, I almost fall
From this study (2 weeks ago):
It started after 60 days on 12 mg suboxone. I had a sudden "pop" in my head with hearing loss.That happened in October 2014. For three months following It got worse. I ended up in E.R.in Januray 2015.After that scare I titrated down to 8mg to 6mg to 4mg to 2 mg then to none.That took me 2 weeks to do.In that 2 weeks the pressure in my head feels like it is almost back to normal. What an experience!!
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