Will you have Icterus with Suboxone - from FDA reports

Summary

Icterus is found among people who take Suboxone, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Drug dependence. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,620 people who have side effects when taking Suboxone from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Suboxone) and Suboxone (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Icterus are also considered in the study.

What is Suboxone?

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 20,686 users)

What is Icterus?

Icterus (yellowish pigmentation of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, hiv infection, hepatitis c, depression, pain (latest reports from 24,622 Icterus patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 22, 2019

18,620 people reported to have side effects when taking Suboxone.
Among them, 54 people (0.29%) have Icterus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Suboxone cause Icterus?

Time on Suboxone when people have Icterus *:

  • < 1 month: 21.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Icterus when taking Suboxone *:

  • female: 67.31 %
  • male: 32.69 %

Age of people who have Icterus when taking Suboxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 15.62 %
  • 30-39: 21.88 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 34.38 %
  • 60+: 3.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Drug Dependence: 29 people, 53.70%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 5 people, 9.26%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 5 people, 9.26%
  4. Depression: 4 people, 7.41%
  5. Pain: 3 people, 5.56%
  6. Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis): 3 people, 5.56%
  7. Supplementation Therapy: 1 person, 1.85%
  8. Itching: 1 person, 1.85%
  9. Iron Deficiency Anaemia: 1 person, 1.85%
  10. Hepatitis C: 1 person, 1.85%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xanax: 13 people, 24.07%
  2. Wellbutrin: 8 people, 14.81%
  3. Subutex: 8 people, 14.81%
  4. Prozac: 8 people, 14.81%
  5. Cymbalta: 6 people, 11.11%
  6. Ambien: 4 people, 7.41%
  7. Lyrica: 3 people, 5.56%
  8. Cipro: 3 people, 5.56%
  9. Dilaudid: 3 people, 5.56%
  10. Effexor Xr: 3 people, 5.56%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 14 people, 25.93%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 13 people, 24.07%
  3. Hepatic Enzyme Increased: 10 people, 18.52%
  4. Pain: 9 people, 16.67%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 9 people, 16.67%
  6. Dizziness: 8 people, 14.81%
  7. Miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye, resulting from a normal response to an increase in light): 8 people, 14.81%
  8. Hallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus): 8 people, 14.81%
  9. Pain In Extremity: 8 people, 14.81%
  10. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur): 8 people, 14.81%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


Do you have Icterus while taking Suboxone?

You are not alone:





Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Icterus with Suboxone

Severity of Icterus *:
  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
Effectiveness of Suboxone when people have Icterus *:
  • not at all: 0.0 %
  • somewhat: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • high: 100 %
  • very high: 0.0 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 0.0 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 0.0 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 100 %

* Approximation only.


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