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 396 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 15,624 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 24,073 users)

On Sep, 15, 2016

396 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: 86.0% - (13 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 84.0% - (22 of 26 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 89.0% - (17 of 19 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
Adderall:
  • < 1 month: 23.0% - (3 of 13 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.0% - (16 of 28 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 71.0% - (10 of 14 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 62.0% - (10 of 16 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 81.0% - (13 of 16 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Suboxone:
  • female: 84.0% - (48 of 57 people)
  • male: 76.0% - (35 of 46 people)
Adderall:
  • female: 66.0% - (38 of 57 people)
  • male: 51.0% - (22 of 43 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% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 81.0% - (45 of 55 people)
  • 30-39: 78.0% - (26 of 33 people)
  • 40-49: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 75.0% - (3 of 4 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 57.0% - (30 of 52 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (22 of 33 people)
  • 40-49: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • disturbance in attention
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • euphoric mood
  • paranoia
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • asthenia
1 - 6 months:
  • back pain
  • concussion
  • nasopharyngitis
  • suicidal ideation
  • arthropathy
  • high blood pressure
  • muscle spasms
  • abortion spontaneous
  • constipation
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
6 - 12 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • abdominal pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • drug abuse
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • itching
  • oedema peripheral
  • shortness of breath
  • abortion spontaneous
  • addiction - drug
  • blurred vision
  • bruise
  • cavities - tooth
  • cocaine abuse
2 - 5 years:
  • constipation
  • appetite - decreased
  • mood altered
  • chest pain
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • memory impairment
  • pain - back
  • swelling of a joint
5 - 10 years:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • mania
  • aggression
  • alopecia
  • fatigue
  • folliculitis
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • insomnia
  • laboratory test abnormal
  • limb discomfort
10+ years:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
not specified:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • fatigue
  • psychotic disorder
  • weight increased
  • oedema peripheral
  • back pain
  • mania

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • substance abuse
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • constipation
  • back pain
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug abuse
  • loss of consciousness
  • appetite - decreased
  • convulsion
male:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
  • fatigue
  • psychotic disorder
  • weight increased
  • aggression
  • road traffic accident
  • alopecia
  • folliculitis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • dyspnoea
  • malaise
  • drug screen positive
  • adverse event
  • convulsion neonatal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • opiates positive
  • po2 decreased
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
  • substance abuse
  • appetite - decreased
  • mood altered
  • drug abuse
  • anxiety
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hallucination
  • psychotic disorder
  • suicidal ideation
30-39:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • substance abuse
  • convulsion
  • drug abuse
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • aggression
  • alopecia
  • decreased appetite
40-49:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • mania
  • weight increased
  • oedema peripheral
  • aggression
  • alopecia
  • fall
50-59:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • euphoric mood
  • oedema peripheral
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • depression
  • analgesic therapy
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
60+:
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • dysstasia
  • fall
  • hypertonic bladder
  • laceration
  • loss of consciousness
  • memory impairment
  • muscle twitching
  • restlessness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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