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Review: could Suboxone cause Low blood sugar?

Summary: Low blood sugar could be caused by Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Subutex, and have Drug dependence.

We study 7,085 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Suboxone

Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,182 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.

Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) (latest reports from 157,176 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 7,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 17 people (0.24%) have Low Blood Sugar. They amount to 0.01% of all the 158,275 people who have Low Blood Sugar on eHealthMe.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Suboxone reports

Time on Suboxone when people have Low blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Low blood sugar0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Suboxone * :

FemaleMale
Low blood sugar34.78%65.22%

Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Suboxone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%13.64%0.00%4.55%31.82%

Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Suboxone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Low blood sugar100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Low blood sugar0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Drug dependence (11 people, 64.71%)
  2. Insomnia (6 people, 35.29%)
  3. Depression (6 people, 35.29%)
  4. Anxiety (1 people, 5.88%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Subutex (9 people, 52.94%)
  2. Seroquel (6 people, 35.29%)
  3. Lexapro (6 people, 35.29%)
  4. Methadone hcl (4 people, 23.53%)
  5. Insulin (1 people, 5.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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