Review: could Suboxone cause Loss of libido?
Summary: Loss of libido is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,235 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Loss of libido. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of libido and more.
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Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)
Loss of libido
Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, hair loss, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Loss of libido 2,425 patients)
On Dec, 3, 2014: 7,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 7 people (0.10%) have Loss Of Libido.
Time on Suboxone when people have Loss of libido * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of libido when taking Suboxone * :
|Loss of libido||12.50%||87.50% |
Age of people who have Loss of libido when taking Suboxone * :
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||33.33%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Loss of libido when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of libido ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (3 people, 42.86%)
- Opiate withdrawal (2 people, 28.57%)
- Depression (2 people, 28.57%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (1 people, 14.29%)
- Lamictal (1 people, 14.29%)
- Klonopin (1 people, 14.29%)
- Adderall 20 (1 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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