Suboxone and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

Low blood sugar is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Subutex, and have Drug dependence . We study 14,030 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA. Among them, 18 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar 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 Suboxone 15,970 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,529 Low blood sugar patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 18 people (0.13%) have Low Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Low blood sugar?

Time on Suboxone when people have Low Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Low Blood Sugar when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 42.86 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (8 people, 44.44%)
  • Insomnia (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Depression (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Fibromyalgia (1 person, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Subutex (8 people, 44.44%)
  • Seroquel (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Lexapro (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Ativan (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Neurontin (1 person, 5.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Appetite - Decreased (10 people, 55.56%)
  • Convulsion (7 people, 38.89%)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 33.33%)
  • Fever (6 people, 33.33%)
  • Nausea (5 people, 27.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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