Review: could Suboxone cause Sexual dysfunction?
Summary: Sexual dysfunction could be caused by Suboxone, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lisinopril, and have Drug dependence.
We study 7,167 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,182 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 132,487 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 7,068 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 31 people (0.44%) have Sexual Dysfunction. They amount to 0.02% of all the 128,040 people who have Sexual Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Suboxone when people have Sexual dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sexual dysfunction||43.48%||21.74%||0.00%||17.39%||13.04%||4.35%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Suboxone * :
|Sexual dysfunction||2.13%||97.87% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Suboxone * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||15.00%||45.00%||15.00% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence (21 people, 67.74%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 41.94%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 41.94%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (13 people, 41.94%)
- Bipolar disorder (1 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (13 people, 41.94%)
- Statin type medication (13 people, 41.94%)
- Volmax (5 people, 16.13%)
- Atrovent (5 people, 16.13%)
- Oxycontin (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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