Review: taking Suboxone and Methadone hydrochloride together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Suboxone and Methadone hydrochloride together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Suboxone and Methadone hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 222 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 15,626 users)

Methadone Hydrochloride

Methadone hydrochloride has active ingredients of methadone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Methadone hydrochloride 3,248 users)

On Sep, 06, 2016

222 people who take Suboxone, Methadone Hydrochloride are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Suboxone and Methadone hydrochloride drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Suboxone:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Methadone Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Suboxone:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Methadone Hydrochloride:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Suboxone:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Methadone Hydrochloride:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • malaise
  • nephrolithiasis
  • pain
  • substance abuse
  • tremor
1 - 6 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug abuse
  • pneumonia
  • substance abuse
  • abortion spontaneous
  • cholelithiasis
  • completed suicide
6 - 12 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • foetal heart rate decreased
  • hypertension
  • premature baby
  • premature delivery
  • premature labour
  • abasia
  • abdominal distension
1 - 2 years:
  • intentional overdose
  • completed suicide
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • cerebral ischaemia
  • chills
  • depression
  • dizziness
2 - 5 years:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • insomnia
  • agitation
  • appetite disorder
  • convulsion
  • hallucination
  • headache
  • pneumonia
  • sensation of heaviness
  • somnolence
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • acute hepatic failure
  • blood pressure increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • cardiac valve disease
  • chest pain
  • coma
  • convulsion
  • fatigue
not specified:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • overdose
  • drug dependence
  • death
  • vomiting
  • hepatitis c
  • pain
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • substance abuse
  • overdose
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug abuse
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • vomiting
  • pneumonia
  • premature delivery
male:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • hepatitis c
  • death
  • overdose
  • drug dependence
  • insomnia
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • cryptorchism
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • sudden infant death syndrome
  • talipes
10-19:
  • accidental overdose
  • brain oedema
  • drug toxicity
  • headache
  • papilloedema
  • drug abuse
  • drug screen positive
  • vision blurred
20-29:
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • hepatitis c
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • abdominal pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • decreased appetite
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
30-39:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • substance abuse
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • drug dependence
  • hepatitis c
  • overdose
  • premature labour
  • abortion spontaneous
40-49:
  • substance abuse
  • death
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • insomnia
  • overdose
  • somnolence
  • cardiac arrest
  • drug dependence
50-59:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dehydration
  • drug abuse
  • agitation
  • diarrhoea
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • pain
  • tremor
  • constipation
60+:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypertension
  • overdose
  • depression
  • feeling abnormal
  • pain
  • abasia
  • adrenal adenoma
  • angina pectoris
  • asthma

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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