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Review: could Suboxone cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?

Summary: Heartburn is reported only by a few people who take Suboxone.

We study 7,244 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from 8,278 Suboxone users)

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 18,951 Heartburn patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 7,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 5 people (0.07%) have Heartburn.

Trend of Heartburn in Suboxone reports

Time on Suboxone when people have Heartburn * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn20.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Suboxone * :

FemaleMale
Heartburn40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Suboxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%40.00%20.00%0.00%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Suboxone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Opiate withdrawal (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Anxiety disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Withdrawal from opioids (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Depression - major (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prozac (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Robaxin (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Doxepin hydrochloride (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Xanax (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Exforge hct (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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