Review: could Suboxone cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Opana, and have Drug dependence . We study 13,004 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 15,624 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with pain, drowsiness, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 38,055 Mood swings patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

13,004 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 93 people (0.72%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Mood swings?

Time on Suboxone when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.05 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 51.28 %
  • male: 48.72 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.41 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 29.58 %
  • 30-39: 33.8 %
  • 40-49: 4.23 %
  • 50-59: 22.54 %
  • 60+: 8.45 %

Severity if Mood Swings when taking Suboxone **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (30 people, 32.26%)
  • Anxiety (15 people, 16.13%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (12 people, 12.90%)
  • Depression (8 people, 8.60%)
  • Breakthrough Pain (7 people, 7.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Opana (10 people, 10.75%)
  • Klonopin (9 people, 9.68%)
  • Roxicodone (8 people, 8.60%)
  • Xanax (7 people, 7.53%)
  • Cymbalta (7 people, 7.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (36 people, 38.71%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (36 people, 38.71%)
  • Depression (33 people, 35.48%)
  • Fatigue (26 people, 27.96%)
  • Vomiting (24 people, 25.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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