Review: could Suboxone cause Seizures?
We study 7,213 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizures and more.
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Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,238 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) (latest reports from 1,949 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, epilepsy, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 7,205 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 2 people (0.03%) have Seizures. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,935 people who have Seizures on eHealthMe.
Time on Suboxone when people have Seizures * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Seizures when taking Suboxone * :
Age of people who have Seizures when taking Suboxone * :
Severity of Seizures when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Seizures ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (2 people, 100.00%)
- Adhd (1 people, 50.00%)
- Opiate withdrawal (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
- Adderall xr 10 (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Canyons Dad (12 months ago):
I have been taking suboxone for 4 months and have never had seizures in my life. 2 months after being on 2 mg of suboxone I had a seizure... All of my tests came back normal... Another 2 months later I had 5 seizures in 6 hours... More studies are being done but I feel this is directly related, I am a 38 year old male with no health problems and no history of seizures so I feel suboxone is a dangerous drug!
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shannon rowell (2 years ago):
I stated taking suboxone in april 2012 I have epilepsy but i have had 5 seizures in the last 2 days i am a 39 yr old female i started taking lortab beace i hav a shoulder that dislocates and cant find a surgen who will fix it because when i have them my shoulder comes out of the socket so i became physicaly addicted thats when i started taking suboxone every day and i wake up and my hands are locked up so tight that my husband has to help me is there anyone out ther thats is experiencing the sane problems
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (17 hours ago):
I had been experiencing sleep paralysis occasionally, now it is happening more often (about 3 nights a week) and for longer durations. I do sometimes feel my neck spasming during the episode, but it's not every time (and I'm not even sure if it's really happening)
From this study (1 week ago):
three months after taking this i started having a partial seizsures
From this study (2 weeks ago):
my husband got tattoos on hands that say sick fuck tattoos on arms of needles and other Goes to alano club all day long Goes to 3 + aa meetings a day doesn't think of work me or our boys leaves the house all day and does not call or pick up his phone does not talk when he is home acts like a kid to our 13 year old just a totally different person no emotion what so ever thinks every thing is ok help every day it gets worse sorry about the typing eyes and no sleep. sorry this all happened after withdrals from the drugs.About a month after and getting worse. bipolar also and drinking He is almost four month clean from everything and weirder and odd ,stranger than I could ever imagine, we don't know him at all 25 years together and I don't know him for the first time in my life.
KJ on Aug, 15, 2014:
Have you talked to other families going thru the same thing with their loved one in AA ? I understand from friends that Al-non works. (Al-non dot org)
In any case, I hope you have a friend or family member to talk and be able to stay a day or two. It just sounds like your husband is trying to keep the addiction away with so many meetings per day and being numb to avoid thinking. My sister went to meetings every day for 6 months. It is time for you to take care of yourself so you can support the family. Contact Al-anon ASAP. You are in my prayers.
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