Suboxone and Tardive dyskinesia - from FDA reports


Summary

Tardive dyskinesia is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metoclopramide, and have Drug dependence . We study 14,030 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA. Among them, 13 have Tardive dyskinesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Tardive dyskinesia and more.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 15,970 users)

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements) has been reported by people with indigestion, abdominal distension, bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia (latest reports from 25,788 Tardive dyskinesia patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

14,030 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 13 people (0.09%) have Tardive Dyskinesia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Tardive dyskinesia?

Time on Suboxone when people have Tardive Dyskinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 70 %
  • male: 30 %

Age of people who have Tardive Dyskinesia when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Migraine (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Abdominal Pain (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metoclopramide (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Reglan (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Diazepam (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Omeprazole (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Lexapro (3 people, 23.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Extrapyramidal Disorder (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Movement - Uncontrolled Or Slow (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Tremor (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Injury (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Emotional Disorder (4 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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