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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 7,235 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

Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,257 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.

Trend of suboxone reports

Heart attack

Heart attack (latest reports from 130,932 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Heart attack reports

On Nov, 24, 2014: 7,229 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 112 people (1.55%) have Heart Attack.

Trend of Heart attack in Suboxone reports

Time on Suboxone when people have Heart attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart attack37.50%21.88%15.62%21.88%3.12%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heart attack when taking Suboxone * :

FemaleMale
Heart attack40.14%59.86%

Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Suboxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart attack0.00%0.00%0.00%3.23%20.97%30.65%29.84%15.32%

Severity of Heart attack when taking Suboxone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart attack0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Heart attack ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Drug dependence (29 people, 25.89%)
  2. Hypertension (11 people, 9.82%)
  3. Depression (6 people, 5.36%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 5.36%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (6 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Subutex (11 people, 9.82%)
  2. Klonopin (11 people, 9.82%)
  3. Levaquin (10 people, 8.93%)
  4. Albuterol (9 people, 8.04%)
  5. Lipitor (9 people, 8.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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