Lidoderm vs Suboxone

Lidoderm
(Rx)
Suboxone
(Rx)
Lidoderm is a skin medication.
Suboxone is a chemical dependency medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
4.5
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
4.2
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.8
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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March 19, 1999
October 8, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
8,929 Discussions
270,364 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Nerve Pain
#3 for Fibromyalgia
#4 for Back Pain
#5 for Shingles
#6 for Spasms
#7 for Arthritis
#8 for Chronic Pain
#9 for Neuropathy
#10 for Headaches
#11 for Lower Back Pain
#12 for Herniated Disc
#14 for Severe Pain
#15 for Neck Pain
#16 for Sciatica
#17 for Leg Pain
#18 for Foot Pain
#19 for Rash
Lidoderm is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
Suboxone is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lid
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Weight Loss
2
Trauma
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Pins And Needles
1
Shaking
1
Muscle Strain
1
Restlessness
1
Palpitations
1
Stroke
1
Sub
Euphoria
5
Nausea
5
Vomiting
5
Restlessness
2
Dizziness
2
Numbness
2
Drowsiness
2
Migraines
2
Cramping
1
Sneezing
1
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Lidoderm
Lid
Suboxone
Sub
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lid
Sub
3
0
Weight Loss
Lid
Sub
2
0
Trauma
Lid
Sub
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Lid
Sub
1
0
Pins And Needles
Lid
Sub
1
0
Shaking
Lid
Sub
1
0
Muscle Strain
Lid
Sub
1
0
Restlessness
Lid
Sub
1
2
Palpitations
Lid
Sub
1
0
Stroke
Lid
Sub
1
0
Euphoria
Sub
Lid
5
0
Nausea
Sub
Lid
5
0
Vomiting
Sub
Lid
5
0
Restlessness
Sub
Lid
2
1
Dizziness
Sub
Lid
2
0
Numbness
Sub
Lid
2
0
Drowsiness
Sub
Lid
2
0
Migraines
Sub
Lid
2
0
Cramping
Sub
Lid
1
0
Sneezing
Sub
Lid
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Lidoderm during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Suboxone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lidoderm and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Suboxone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Patch
Oral Film, Pill
Dosages
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Patch: 5%
Film: 2-0.5 mg, 4-1 mg, 8-2 mg, 12-3 mg
Tablet: 2-0.5 mg, 8-2 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Lidocaine
Buprenorphine Hcl/Naloxone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lidoderm and Suboxone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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