Review: could Suboxone cause Impaired Driving Ability?


Summary

Impaired driving ability is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Drug dependence . We study 13,006 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 15,621 users)

Impaired Driving Ability

Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 6,980 Impaired driving ability patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

13,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 38 people (0.29%) have Impaired Driving Ability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Impaired driving ability?

Time on Suboxone when people have Impaired Driving Ability *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 56.25 %
  • male: 43.75 %

Age of people who have Impaired Driving Ability when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 36.67 %
  • 30-39: 23.33 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 10.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (12 people, 31.58%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 10.53%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 5.26%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (2 people, 5.26%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (2 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (9 people, 23.68%)
  • Alcohol. (4 people, 10.53%)
  • Subutex (3 people, 7.89%)
  • Lamictal (3 people, 7.89%)
  • Clonazepam (3 people, 7.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Road Traffic Accident (12 people, 31.58%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 21.05%)
  • Malaise (6 people, 15.79%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (6 people, 15.79%)
  • Balance Disorder (5 people, 13.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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