Review: could Suboxone cause Water retention (Fluid Retention)?
Summary: Water retention is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have High blood pressure. We study 7,280 people who have side effects while taking Suboxone from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention and more.
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Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from 8,307 Suboxone users)
Water retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 18,475 Water retention patients)
On Apr, 30, 2015: 7,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone. Among them, 44 people (0.60%) have Water Retention.
Time on Suboxone when people have Water retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Water retention||21.74%||60.87%||13.04%||0.00%||0.00%||4.35%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Water retention when taking Suboxone * :
|Water retention||64.06%||35.94% |
Age of people who have Water retention when taking Suboxone * :
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||31.48%||25.93%||18.52%||12.96% |
Severity of Water retention when taking Suboxone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Water retention||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Water retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Water retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (13 people, 29.55%)
- Drug dependence (12 people, 27.27%)
- Depression (11 people, 25.00%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 20.45%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (9 people, 20.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (12 people, 27.27%)
- Atenolol (11 people, 25.00%)
- Lotrel (10 people, 22.73%)
- Januvia (10 people, 22.73%)
- Clonidine (8 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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