Review: could Suboxone cause Sexual dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 7,047 people who take Suboxone. Among them, 30 have Sexual dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,150 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal, addiction. Commonly reported side effects of Suboxone include insomnia, insomnia exacerbated, convulsion prophylaxis, convulsion, suicidal ideation.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 131,516 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 6,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 30 people (0.45%) have Sexual Dysfunction.
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||45.45%||22.73%||0.00%||18.18%||9.09%||4.55%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Suboxone * :
|Sexual dysfunction||2.17%||97.83% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Suboxone * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||23.08%||15.38%||46.15%||15.38% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||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, 70.00%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (13 people, 43.33%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 43.33%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 43.33%)
- Impulse-control disorder (1 people, 3.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (13 people, 43.33%)
- Statin type medication (13 people, 43.33%)
- Volmax (5 people, 16.67%)
- Atrovent (5 people, 16.67%)
- Oxycontin (5 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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