Suboxone and Seizures - from FDA reports


Summary

Seizures is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Drug dependence. This review analyzes which people have Seizures with Suboxone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,030 people who have side effects when taking Suboxone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 29, 2017

14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 64 people (0.46%) have Seizures


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Seizures?

Time on Suboxone when people have Seizures *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Seizures when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 70.69 %
  • male: 29.31 %

Age of people who have Seizures when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 20.0 %
  • 30-39: 32.5 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.5 %
  • 60+: 5.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (32 people, 50.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 7.81%)
  • Pain (4 people, 6.25%)
  • Panic Disorder (3 people, 4.69%)
  • Depression (3 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (8 people, 12.50%)
  • Vivitrol (3 people, 4.69%)
  • Zofran (2 people, 3.12%)
  • Subutex (2 people, 3.12%)
  • Ativan (2 people, 3.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (24 people, 37.50%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (10 people, 15.62%)
  • Drug Abuse (8 people, 12.50%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 10.94%)
  • Loss Of Consciousness (6 people, 9.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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