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What could cause Erection problems for a 34-year old man who takes Suboxone?





Summary: 723 male patients aged 34 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 34 year old male patient who has Nicotine Addiction. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)

What is the condition

Nicotine addiction can be treated by Nicotine, Chantix. (latest reports from Nicotine Addiction 57 patients)

What is the symptom

Erection problems has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Erection problems 29,386 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 723 males aged 34 (±5) who take Suboxone are studied

Suboxone outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 34

Gender: male

Conditions: Nicotine Addiction

Drugs taking:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride): used for 2 - 5 years

Side effects have: severe erection problems

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Erection Problems10 (1.30% of males aged 34 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Erection Problems in Nicotine Addiction1 (16.67% of males aged 34 (±5) who have Nicotine addiction)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Erection Problems in Suboxone10 (1.30% of males aged 34 (±5) who take Suboxone)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suboxone is effective46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
74.19%
(23 of 31 people)
63.64%
(7 of 11 people)
35.29%
(6 of 17 people)
78.26%
(18 of 23 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
n/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)DepressionDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)n/aDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)PainPainRoad Traffic AccidentInsomnia (sleeplessness)Limb Discomfort (discomfort in leg)Suicidal Ideation
Headache (pain in head)Abdominal PainDeep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)DeathSuicidal IdeationMania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
VomitingInsomnia (sleeplessness)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Laboratory Test AbnormalDepression
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Condition AggravatedSubstance AbuseThoracic Vertebral FractureHeadache (pain in head)Hallucinations, Mixed (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind -mixed)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Withdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Back PainAnxietyInsomnia (sleeplessness)Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)ConstipationCondition AggravatedInsomnia (sleeplessness)Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Drug Dependence
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Abnormal DreamsBreast Mass (localized swelling that feels different from the surrounding breast tissue)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Psychotic DisorderHeadache (pain in head)
Pain In ExtremityHepatic Failure (liver failure)Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)Renal Injury (kidney injury)Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Vomiting
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DizzinessEuphoric Mood (excessively happy but may become angry or irritable)Ureteric Rupture (rupture of the ureter)Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall)Weight IncreasedSubstance Abuse

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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