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Review: could Suboxone cause Mood swings?

Summary: Mood swings could be caused by Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Opana, and have Drug dependence.

We study 7,085 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings 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.

Mood swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 119,690 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 7,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 68 people (0.96%) have Mood Swings. They amount to 0.06% of all the 119,395 people who have Mood Swings on eHealthMe.

Trend of Mood swings in Suboxone reports

Time on Suboxone when people have Mood swings * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mood swings28.57%21.43%0.00%7.14%42.86%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Mood swings56.04%43.96%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Mood swings0.00%1.14%0.00%23.86%30.68%1.14%27.27%15.91%

Severity of Mood swings when taking Suboxone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Mood swings0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Mood swings ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Mood swings0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Drug dependence (18 people, 26.47%)
  2. Anxiety (14 people, 20.59%)
  3. Depression (11 people, 16.18%)
  4. Pain (11 people, 16.18%)
  5. Drug withdrawal syndrome (10 people, 14.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Opana (10 people, 14.71%)
  2. Effexor (9 people, 13.24%)
  3. Paxil (9 people, 13.24%)
  4. Klonopin (9 people, 13.24%)
  5. Roxicodone (7 people, 10.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Natalie on Jun, 7, 2010:

    Be careful pulling yourself off of benzo's without your dr.'s knowledge. These drugs can have a rebound detox. It can be fatal. Best of luck!

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