Review: could Suboxone cause Heart attack?
We study 7,200 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 (latest outcomes from 8,222 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
Heart attack (latest reports from 631,378 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 7,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 112 people (1.56%) have Heart Attack. They amount to 0.02% of all the 631,359 people who have Heart Attack on eHealthMe.
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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I OVER TAKE MY NUVIGIL CAN I DIE AN DOES IT MAKE MY SUBOXONE WEAR OFF MUCH FASTER
Jessica on Oct, 5, 2012:
I was actualy wondering if suboxone made nuvigil not work. I was under the assumption that suboxone could counteract these type of meds. My doc didnt say anything of the sort but just wondering. It takes two doses of nuvigil to make a difference.
mel143 on Oct, 17, 2012:
Yes it will. Nuvigil causes enzymes in the liver to degrade the suboxone much more quickley. I have been percribed both and I couldnt take the nuvigil with the suboxone anymore because the suboxone wouldnt work when I did.
keithkenpo on Apr, 7, 2013:
My understanding is suboxone is taken subliminally so it does not go thru liver, i could be wrong though. If you can stop suboxone abruptly by using nuvigil it would be great.
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