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Review: could Suboxone cause Insomnia?





Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Klonopin, and have Drug dependence.

We study 7,235 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 713 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Suboxone and have Insomnia >>>

Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Insomnia 135,811 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 7,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 715 people (9.88%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Suboxone reports

Time on Suboxone when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia35.34%30.60%9.91%11.21%7.76%5.17%0.00%

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Suboxone * :

FemaleMale
Insomnia51.82%48.18%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Suboxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.84%14.11%23.68%28.63%24.11%8.63%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Suboxone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%70.00%30.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Drug dependence (296 people, 41.40%)
  2. Depression (118 people, 16.50%)
  3. Anxiety (112 people, 15.66%)
  4. Pain (60 people, 8.39%)
  5. Insomnia (54 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Klonopin (75 people, 10.49%)
  2. Xanax (74 people, 10.35%)
  3. Percocet (70 people, 9.79%)
  4. Suboxone tablet (44 people, 6.15%)
  5. Ambien (42 people, 5.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    My insomnia was provoked by a 'medicine cocktail', prescribed medications that were contraindicated. I just had a rough experience with Serotonin Syndrome, grateful to be alive.

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