Suboxone definitely causes fluid retention in some people. I was put on a very low dose (1mg twice a day) and after 2 months I have noticed ankle swelling, joint pain in knees, legs, fingers/hands and feet. I gained 6 lbs and all due to fluid. When I decrease my dose down further I lose some of the fluid. I would hate to have to be put on a diuretic and 43 years old and no real major health complications. Also-why do doctors recommend twice a day dosing???? I am going down to once a day and try to get of. Side Effects are not worth it to me.
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