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Review: could Suboxone cause Impaired driving ability?
Summary: Impaired driving ability is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,229 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Impaired driving ability. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired driving ability and more.
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Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,257 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
Impaired driving ability
Impaired driving ability (latest reports from 25,520 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, insomnia, pain, high blood pressure.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 7,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 18 people (0.25%) have Impaired Driving Ability.
Time on Suboxone when people have Impaired driving ability * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Impaired driving ability||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Impaired driving ability when taking Suboxone * :
|Impaired driving ability||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who have Impaired driving ability when taking Suboxone * :
|Impaired driving ability||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||30.00%||10.00%||15.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Impaired driving ability when taking Suboxone ** :
How people recovered from Impaired driving ability ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (4 people, 22.22%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 16.67%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (2 people, 11.11%)
- Pain (1 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (5 people, 27.78%)
- Xanax (3 people, 16.67%)
- Pristiq (2 people, 11.11%)
- Freon gas (2 people, 11.11%)
- Lamictal (2 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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