Suboxone Side Effects

Side Effects of Using Suboxone

It is true that suboxone is used in the treatment of opioid addiction but that does not change the fact that this medication is partial opioid in nature and sometimes it can have adverse effects on your body and health. Some of these suboxone side effects are:

·         Faintness and dizziness

·         Continuous coughing

·         Chills and fever

·         Feeling unusually warm and hot

·         Flushing or rashes on the neck and face

·         Headache

·         Pain or difficulty in urination

·         Extreme sweating

·         Unusual weight gain or weight loss

Suboxone Side EffectsIn severe cases of overdose of suboxone, the following can happen:

·         Confusion and blurred vision

·         Trouble or difficulty in breathing

·         Shallow breathing or too slow or fast breathing

·         Drowsiness

·         Pale or blue lips

·         Bluish tinge on the skin or fingernails

·         Stomach pain and abdominal cramps

·         Difficulty in bowel movements

Suboxone Side Effects on the Anatomy of the Body

Apart from the above mentioned suboxone side effects, it also has severe side effects on various parts of the body. These side effects on the anatomy are:

Nervous System

The side effects of buprenorphine on the nervous system include depression, dizziness, anxiety, insomnia, nervousness and somnolence.

Respiratory system

Use of suboxone is often related with respiratory depression specifically when it is administered intravenously.


Buprenorphine may increase intracholedochal pressure and may also result in nausea and vomiting.


Buprenorphine use may sometime result in acute anterior myocardial infraction.

Pro’s of using Suboxone

Side effects of using suboxone may occur in some cases but one cannot deny the fact that it is one of the most popular medications used in the treatment of opioid addiction. This drug is a partial opioid in nature and when taken as prescribed by the doctor helps in reducing the craving of the addictive drug and not let the body suffer from uncomfortable withdrawal.

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