Review: could Suboxone cause Heart attack?
Summary: Heart attack is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Subutex, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,276 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack 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 8,307 Suboxone users)
Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 131,806 Heart attack patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 7,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 112 people (1.54%) have Heart Attack.
Time on Suboxone when people have Heart attack * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart attack||37.50%||21.88%||15.62%||21.88%||3.12%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Heart attack when taking Suboxone * :
|Heart attack||40.14%||59.86% |
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Suboxone * :
|Heart attack||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.23%||20.97%||30.65%||29.84%||15.32% |
Severity of Heart attack when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart attack||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Heart attack ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (29 people, 25.89%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 9.82%)
- Depression (6 people, 5.36%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 5.36%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (6 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Subutex (11 people, 9.82%)
- Klonopin (11 people, 9.82%)
- Levaquin (10 people, 8.93%)
- Albuterol (9 people, 8.04%)
- Lipitor (9 people, 8.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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