suboxone teeth lawsuit
In patients taking buprenorphine for OUD, it reduces opioid withdrawal symptoms and the desire to use opioids, without causing the cycle of highs and lows associated with opioid misuse or abuse. I still have my bottom teeth. I never had dental issues until the last few years. I now am missing 7 or 8 teeth and almost all of the rest of my teeth have crowns on them. These people need new teeth!! Suboxone has decayed my teeth so bad the dentist wants to put crowns on many of them, I want to sue them. At proper doses, buprenorphine also decreases the pleasurable effects of other opioids, making misuse of them less appealing. I just wish I would have known about the dental risks beforehand. We were never informed that to get clean it would cost us our smiles. I have had to apply for a grant in order to get them. I was vibrant, outgoing, and happy person. Many cases were reported by health care professionals and provided documentation of extensive dental adverse events. How good is someones quality of life when they are ashamed to smile and are in too much pain to eat!!! 2.The Suboxone causes dry mouth which makes your mouth a breeding ground for bacteria especially when you sleep with your mouth open like everone does 3.The dry mouth makes everyone drink more and alot of the times (like in my case) it's not always water, I hate water and drink Powerade. There needs to be a lawsuit against them for this, and they should pay at a minimum enough to fix everyone's teeth, that has damage from the sub use. . I have four teeth remaining on my lowers, and they are also beyond repair. I lost 3 teeth. I need help. Let's ask those taking suboxone, that are in recovery, how often they went to the dentist or how well they took care of their teeth, whe[Show More]I find it very coincidental that the FDA puts out a warning against suboxone and now everyone seems to be coming out of the woodwork, stating they have problems with their teeth..? Ive been on suboxone 4 years and have had to get all my teeth removed, 2 dental surgeries, and am in the process of getting dentures or denture implants. If you are wondering what to do, start bu calling the FDA and reporting it to a real person. My mother has chronic back/neck pain secondary to genetics as well as old injuries. The first broken tooth happened in 2020 which was over a year after suboxone was prescribed to me. I've had multiple root canals recently, a tooth just pulled, another tooth just crumbled apart so i have 1/2 a tooth there and the rest are so sensitive and I can see cavities that need to be filled. Regular exposure to chemicals in hair relaxer may cause uterine cancer, ovarian cancer and other injuries. You will get it figured out :), I agree. I've been taking Belbuca 450mcg 2x a day for over 4 years. I wish they would have told me about this when I first started the medicine 6 years ago and before it destroyed almost every Toth in my mouth. Health care professionals should be aware the benefits of buprenorphine medicines clearly outweigh the risks and are an important tool to treat OUD. It's embarrassing and cost me over 12k in total Never in my life did i even have a cavity my smile was my pride. Ive started using my own voice about it and it keeps getting louder. In terms of what drugs cause tooth decay, Suboxone is not a regular offender. I would have gone a different route if I would have been told that this medication would. So much I had even told my husband that I didn't understand why 4 yrs after addiction my teeth were going to sh!t but not during addiction and that I must finally be paying for all that I had done before.Over the past several months I have been going through the process of getting all my teeth removed. They should also schedule a visit with their dentist soon after starting to use this drug and inform their dentist they are taking buprenorphine. I don't leave my house, I'm cautious when talking or smiling because I don't want anyone to see my rotting teeth. Her teeth look healthy at first glance but her molars are starting to go. I now have to be embarrassed of my teeth everyday for the rest of my life. The teeth were not fixable. Everyone I've been on Suboxone my teeth are breaking like sticks I have no sexdrive can't remember hardly anything an I feel like crap all the time. I've been on suboxone since 2012 and my teeth are complete shit now. I wait 6 months and the oral surgeon isnt there. Wheres the class action? I started buprenorphine therapy not because of use disorder but because of chronic pain that needed management while I was out of a job and subsequently no insurance. I had surgery which caused complications and was put on a very high mg of pain meds by my Dr. I need help. I am going to check into filing a lawsuit, if not, a class action lawsuit against the makers of Buprenorphine! We regained our lives past opioid addiction maintaining healthy lifestyles, enjoying our children and advancing in our careers. It was a very upsetting time since I could not find the culprit, thus I made sure to pay even more attention to my teeth and followed an excellent oral health regimenwithout success. In 2015, buprenorphine was approved as a film to be placed inside the cheek to treat pain. This comprehensive MAT approach is often one of the most effective ways to treat OUD, and can help sustain recovery and prevent or reduce opioid overdose. At the very least Big Pharma should be paying for all of our dental care. I had beautiful teeth before I started this medication and I never had any dental issues either until I started suboxone. Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) may have a higher incidence of poor dental health;4however, many cases described severe dental issues in patients with no reported prior history of dental problems (n=26). I still have more work due. Suboxone is a sublingual medication (under tongue). The site is secure. This also has caused severe depression. My husband had to have his whole bottom pulled last year, and had to get a denture bc they ate his teeth up so bad! Weve both suffered through many many abscesses and have had multiple teeth pulled and spent soooo many nights suffering with tooth aches. I will get a lawsuit going one way or another. To this day articles from the fda etc say some. I never had any major dental issues until after taking this medication. The cherry on top of all this is dealin[Show More]Never in my life did i even have a cavity my smile was my pride. Im lost. I have experienced everything the other commenters have described, but because I couldn't afford regular dental care prior to being put on Suboxone, I don't qualify for the class action lawsuit because I can't "prove it". I'm a single mom of 3 boys and can't even afford the dental college to get it fixed once starting Suboxone it got so bad fast. I am originally fro[Show More]I have taken Subutex/Suboxone for about 15 years as an off label prescription for pain. Was on perks for 2 years and my teeth where PERFECT. *The cases were reported to the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) database. Both of us have lost almost all of our teeth completely. People often refer to us as the happiest couple theyve ever known; I would say the happiest people who never smile. Period. Just in a few years I have been taking this medication I've had multiple teeth pulled my front tooth crack and almost every tooth has decay in it. Ive been on suboxone 4 years and have had to get all my teeth removed, 2 dental surgeries, and am in the process of getting dentures or denture implants. I hope a class action comes out of the thousands of people in the same situation as myself. I am so depressed about my teeth. With all of that being said. Ive tried to get help with dentures but have no money. The medication helped save my life b. I was prescribed Suboxone several times from 2010 to 2028. I never had problems with my teeth, yet slowly my dental health became worse without an obvious cause. I am 37 yrs old and should have had all the remainder of my teeth pulled about a year ago, but have been too afraid to go toothless since my Medicare doesnt have dental. Although Im sure there are some hot shot lawyers I cant afford to save my life to find a way around it. I have a perpetual sore under my tongue from the medication! Not once did the doc tell me it cause tooth Loss now my mouth hurts and all my teeth are falling out! Indivior will shell out $300 million to all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to resolve claims that it "falsely and aggressively" marketed its opioid addiction drug Suboxone,. Between these drug companies first failing to tell people how addictive opiates were, to then prescribing these as an alternative and failing to disclose the effects on your teeththey have ruined so many lives!! I had dentures at the age 32. For those suffering from addiction to opioids, the benefits of using buprenorphine medicines clearly outweigh the risks and should be considered in conjunction with counseling and other behavioral therapies. Like they should tell everyone on their first visit but they don't! Rant over. The best of luck to you. I've been on suboxone films for 5 years and was not warned. The packaging has no warning of losing teeth. [Show More]I have been on suboxone for almost 4 years and I am 4 years sober. When combined with counseling and other behavioral therapies, this comprehensive approach is often one of the most effective ways of treating OUD. My mother has chronic back/neck pain secondary to genetics as well as old injuries. The cherry on top of all this is dealing with tooth pain every time another tooth breaks in half, I began taking suboxone in 2007, I have never taken more than a 1/4 of a strip at a time, I have lost all the top molars on one side of my mouth, 2 on the other, all the teeth along my gum line are black, and the only 2 teeth I have left that fit together and can chew with, are completely hollowed out and I'm unable to chew anything hot, cold, or crunchy at all. It landed me in the ER 3 times. I've been on Suboxone for 3-1/2 years for opiate dependence. Its only my bottom 2 teeth. Id love to know how many other people were told by dentists and doctors that it doesnt affect the teeth(2002-2017). Shes. Suddenly stopping these medicines could cause you to become sick with withdrawal symptoms because your body has become used to the buprenorphine medicine, or to relapse to opioid misuse that could result in overdose and death. I was told I have prettty much no enamel on my teeth.. Ive always prided myself on having excellent teeth but in 6 months that all changed. Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. My teeth became extremely brittle and started breaking away. Listen NONE of us were warned. My dental problems got so bad after starting subutex, and someone should be held responsible. I wouldve never of gotten on Suboxone. Howd she do it? I have a root canal Monday for another broken tooth. If i knew the impact i wouldn't have started these at all. I had a famous smile and Buprenorphine affected every tooth in my mouth. Get real. Our treatment options are limited to extractions without sedation and temporary dentures of the poorest quality that are made by dental students. Patients should wait at least 1 hour before brushing their teeth after using the medicine, which will allow the mouth to gradually return to oral homeostasis and avoid any mechanical damage that may occur due to brushing. Its devastating absolutely devastating to lose your teeth this young after having a beautiful smile. Over this time my teeth have rapidly declined. Report your side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. I am not 31 years old and am having horrible dental problems. By neither her physician nor the pharmacist. I am in need of dentures, now. With that being said, when she had had enough of being add[Show More]My mother has chronic back/neck pain secondary to genetics as well as old injuries. I lost 3 teeth. I was never informed of any concerns that it may cause any dental problems, everyone should have been told about the risk before prescribing. My doctor told me she has multiple patients with similar issues. There needs to be a lawsuit against them for this, and they should pay at a minimum enough to fix everyone's teeth, that has damage from the sub use. Everyone should have all their dental procedures paid for including Implants because this medication is the SOLE reason my teeth are destroyed!!! My husband is a disabled vetera[Show More]I filled out the paperwork for the lawsuit. My confidence is gone. The comprehensive approach of buprenorphine combined with counseling and other behavioral therapies is often one of the most effective ways to treat OUD. Now I hate leaving my house because I am soooo embarrassed it literally makes me cry. When combined with counseling and other behavioral therapies, this comprehensive approach is often the most effective way for treating OUD. It was a painfully long process to fix my teeth and now I am embarrassed when I smile and it is difficult to eat many different types of food. At the very least Big Pharma should be paying for all of our dental care. She was never informed there have been reports of tooth decay using this medication long term. Flash forward to 2020 and although my dental hygiene isnt the most stellar, Im going to need thousands in dental work. Im already having issues eating & Im currently in the middle of switching to the once a month shot instead of sublingual & from the shot I plan to get off in a few months all together. Ive started using my own voice about it and it keeps getting louder. By the time I was 25yrs old (3 years on Suboxone) I was having to get teeth removed. Like the other comments I to have been on this medication for a couple of years know before my teeth were ok and now I have only four teeth left my doctor brought this to my attention about this medication causing tooth decay and rotting teeth it blew me away to here this I can't afford dentures if I would of knew this I may not have started using it I think there should be compensation for de, Like the other comments I to have been on this medication for a couple of years know before my teeth were ok and now I have only four teeth left my doctor brought this to my attention about this medication causing tooth decay and rotting teeth it blew me away to here this I can't afford dentures if I would of knew this I may not have started using it I think there should be compensation for dental cost and are lively hood I can't eat anything with out hurting, Im reading these comments and its scary how much they sound like my wife and me. This medication that was supposed to help me get off painkillers due to car accidents, has done nothing but ruin my life and take the one thing that was most importan[Show More]I am 45 years old and due to the Suboxone strips I've been taking, I recently just had to have all my teeth pulled and get dentures. I would have gone a different route if I would have been told that this medication would result in the total loss of my teeth.