Review: taking Suboxone and Adderall together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Suboxone and Adderall together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Suboxone and Adderall. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 282 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,195 users)

Adderall

Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Adderall 17,045 users)

On Jul, 24, 2016

282 people who take Suboxone, Adderall are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Suboxone and Adderall drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Suboxone:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 79.0% - (19 of 24 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 88.0% - (15 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 83.0% - (26 of 31 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 89.0% - (34 of 38 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
Adderall:
  • < 1 month: 15.0% - (3 of 19 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.0% - (16 of 28 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.0% - (12 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 62.0% - (15 of 24 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 83.0% - (15 of 18 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 84.0% - (11 of 13 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Suboxone:
  • female: 87.0% - (64 of 73 people)
  • male: 72.0% - (42 of 58 people)
Adderall:
  • female: 68.0% - (52 of 76 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (27 of 54 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Suboxone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 82.0% - (57 of 69 people)
  • 30-39: 82.0% - (33 of 40 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (10 of 15 people)
  • 50-59: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Adderall:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 65.0% - (43 of 66 people)
  • 30-39: 61.0% - (26 of 42 people)
  • 40-49: 53.0% - (8 of 15 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • paranoia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • dyspnoea
  • euphoric mood
  • hallucination
  • oedema peripheral
  • somnolence
1 - 6 months:
  • back pain
  • concussion
  • nasopharyngitis
  • suicidal ideation
  • arthropathy
  • high blood pressure
  • muscle spasms
  • abortion spontaneous
  • adverse drug reaction
  • anxiety
6 - 12 months:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • dry eyes aggravated
  • dyspnoea
  • euphoric mood
  • hallucination, visual
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • oedema peripheral
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • itching
  • shortness of breath
  • addiction - drug
  • blurred vision
  • bruise
  • cavities - tooth
  • cocaine abuse
  • compulsive hair pulling
  • crying
2 - 5 years:
  • constipation
  • appetite - decreased
  • mood altered
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • memory impairment
  • pain - back
  • swelling of a joint
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • aggression
  • alopecia
  • fatigue
  • folliculitis
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • insomnia
  • laboratory test abnormal
  • limb discomfort
  • mania
not specified:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
  • psychotic disorder
  • mania
  • aggression
  • back pain
  • weight increased
  • road traffic accident
  • alopecia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • constipation
  • back pain
  • appetite - decreased
  • mood altered
  • substance abuse
  • suicidal ideation
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
male:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • oedema peripheral
  • insomnia
  • psychotic disorder
  • weight increased
  • aggression
  • road traffic accident
  • alopecia
  • folliculitis
  • hallucinations, mixed

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • abortion spontaneous
  • dry eyes aggravated
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • mouth dry aggravated
  • anxiety
  • attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • protein s deficiency
20-29:
  • constipation
  • appetite - decreased
  • mood altered
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hallucination
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • concussion
  • depression
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
30-39:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • convulsion
  • substance abuse
  • fatigue
  • aggression
  • alopecia
  • decreased appetite
  • folliculitis
  • fungal skin infection
40-49:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • mania
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight increased
  • aggression
  • alopecia
  • folliculitis
  • hallucinations, mixed
50-59:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • euphoric mood
  • oedema peripheral
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • depression
  • analgesic therapy
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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