Review: could Suboxone cause Oral Ulcer?


Oral ulcer is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Arthralgia . We study 8,412 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Oral ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Oral ulcer and more.

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Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 10,832 users)

Oral Ulcer

Oral ulcer (mouth ulcer) has been reported by people with swallowing difficulty, hypokalemia, dry mouth, dyspnoea exertional, infection (latest reports from 11,161 Oral ulcer patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

8,412 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 13 people (0.15%) have Oral Ulcer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Oral ulcer?

Time on Suboxone when people have Oral Ulcer *:

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

Gender of people who have Oral Ulcer when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

Age of people who have Oral Ulcer when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 27.27 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Severity if Oral Ulcer when taking Suboxone **:

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

How people recovered from Oral Ulcer **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Wheezing (4 people)
  • Urinary Tract Disorder (4 people)
  • Nausea (4 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (4 people)
  • Arthralgia (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran (5 people)
  • Prednisone (5 people)
  • Lidoderm (5 people)
  • Benadryl (5 people)
  • Ambien (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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