What are the side effects of Suboxone?

It is possible to become addicted to Suboxone and experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking it too suddenly. Your doctor will likely wean you off of the drug gradually when it is time to stop. In the meantime, you may experience other side effects while taking Suboxone.

Common side effects include: stomach pain, nausea, or constipation; sleeping difficulties; pain and headaches; and profuse sweating. If these side effects persist or get worse, contact your doctor. Also be sure to contact your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects appear: signs of an allergic reaction to the medication such as hives on the skin, swelling of the throat and difficulty breathing, and swelling around the face and mouth; dizziness and confusion; slow, shallow breathing; lack of energy or appetite; flu-like symptoms; pain near the liver (upper-right stomach area) or signs of liver problems such as yellowed skin or eyes, dark urine, or light feces.

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