Review: Suboxone and Adderall
Summary: 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 231 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users) Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (view latest outcomes from 16,841 users)
What are the drugs
Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)
Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (view latest outcomes from 16,841 users)
On Nov, 28, 2014: 231 people who take Suboxone, Adderall are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride)
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Suboxone is effective||50.00%|
(4 of 8 people)
(19 of 23 people)
(13 of 15 people)
(15 of 18 people)
(20 of 22 people)
(4 of 6 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 3 people)
|Adderall is effective||21.43%|
(3 of 14 people)
(15 of 27 people)
(7 of 11 people)
(9 of 15 people)
(13 of 16 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(2 of 4 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Depression||Concussion||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Therapeutic Response Unexpected||Depression||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||n/a||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Paranoia||Back Pain||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Dyspnoea||Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||Insomnia||Oedema Peripheral|
|Euphoric Mood||Suicidal Ideation||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome Neonatal||Euphoric Mood||Constipation||Limb Discomfort||Psychotic Disorder|
|Therapeutic Response Unexpected||Nasopharyngitis||Euphoric Mood||Depression||Anxiety||Hallucinations, Mixed||Insomnia|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||Muscle Spasms||High Blood Pressure||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Paranoia||Folliculitis||Back Pain|
|Dyspnoea||Arthropathy||Seizures||Oedema Peripheral||Drug Abuse||Alopecia||Depression|
|Oedema Peripheral||High Blood Pressure||Abdomen - Swollen||Cardiac Failure Congestive||High Blood Pressure||Mania||Mania|
|Anxiety||Hyperhidrosis||Stillbirth||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Headache||Oedema Peripheral||Weight Increased|
|Hyperhidrosis||Anxiety||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Abortion Spontaneous||Suicide Attempt||Staphylococcal Infection||Aggression|
|Hallucination||Memory Impairment||Back Stiffness||Analgesic Therapy||Hyperhidrosis||Weight Increased||Road Traffic Accident|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Suboxone is effective||85.71%|
(42 of 49 people)
(36 of 47 people)
|Adderall is effective||63.27%|
(31 of 49 people)
(22 of 44 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Loss Of Consciousness||Road Traffic Accident|
|Muscle Spasms||Hallucinations, Mixed|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Suboxone is effective||n/a||n/a||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(43 of 85 people)
(25 of 47 people)
(7 of 17 people)
(2 of 7 people)
|Adderall is effective||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
(29 of 89 people)
(18 of 47 people)
(5 of 17 people)
(1 of 7 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||n/a||Abortion Spontaneous||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Dyspnoea||n/a|
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Nasopharyngitis||Insomnia||Mania||Euphoric Mood|
|Post-traumatic Stress Disorder||Depression||Substance Abuse||Insomnia||Therapeutic Response Unexpected|
|Pregnancy||Muscle Spasms||Convulsion||Weight Increased||Oedema Peripheral|
|Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder||Concussion||Fatigue||Oedema Peripheral||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anxiety||Fungal Skin Infection||Aggression||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Anxiety||Suicidal Ideation||Gastrointestinal Disorder||Back Pain||Analgesic Therapy|
|Dry Eyes Aggravated||Loss Of Consciousness||Hallucinations, Mixed||Anxiety||Nausea|
|Pulmonary Embolism||Back Pain||Decreased Appetite||Serotonin Syndrome||Suicidal Ideation|
|Depression||Nausea||Aneurysm||Blood Pressure Increased||Sweating - Excessive|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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It started with just me feeling a bit off which happens because I take Adderall, and I'm pretty sure I took it that day, I do experience some side effects, so just an anecdote I guess. I curled up with a blanket as I was starting to feel a bit more odd. I could hear voices coming from the TV in the other room but they didn't make any sense. Lights started to seem bright/blurry, and that's when I saw a black blob resembling my cat (he's black) sitting at my feet in my peripheral. When I looked down, it disappeared. The aphasia went away but I started to get a little freaked out because well there was no cat. This is when the headache started. Out of sorts, I got up still wrapped in my blanket and went to get ready for bed so I could sleep off whatever this weird thing was. As I walked upstairs I began to feel a bit more like I was in a dream or not quite fully in reality. Once I got upstairs I noticed repetitive flashing lights in a dark room which was quite startling so I ran into my room. I distinctly remember looking into my closet and seeing the shelves bulge out and feeling like my room was bigger than usual. I quickly got changed and went to the bathroom to brush my teeth and such, more flashing lights, and the real lights in the bathroom seemed weird/blurry and bright. I dropped the blanket I was carrying and was hit with inexplicable confusion, I still don't know what I was confused about. I thought I was losing my mind and just stared at the blanket. When I got back to my room I was beginning to get extremely paranoid I was going insane (and based on what I was experiencing I think that would be a typical response) and settled into bed. I was starting to feel better, no more visual distortions and then the headache went away and I felt back to normal. Anecdotally, I feel I should note my cat (not a hallucination) wouldn't leave my side during this episode which is just cute and probably not important but anyway...
The entire thing lasted about 7-10 minutes but it's hard to be sure. I had experienced some peripheral vision hallucinations before this, which seemed to be a side effect of Adderall as they started to happen after I started to take it. They were all like the one of my cat at my feet - black silhouettes. I pushed this incident to the back of my mind out of fear that I was going insane or had experienced some form of psychosis because of the hallucinations.
Just this week I stumbled upon simple partial seizures when doing some research for a genetic disease project (I explored epilepsy out of curiosity). I became intrigued when it reminded me of this event because it explained quite a few of the symptoms (flashing lights, visual distortions, etc.) but the episode lasted too long for that to be the explanation and some things just weren't explained by that. I don't know what this was, and I haven't been able to find an explanation. I even explored the possibility of strokes and migraines but nothing fits. I don't want to say anything to a doctor or my parents because they'll probably send me to a psychiatrist and that is not something I'd like to do.
Still at a loss and confused...
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I have been on Adderall 30mg 2x daily for years!! I've had it lowered to 20mg, I've TRIED to go months without it (when not working) however I feel I've built up a tolerance level to the point that it's not as effective as it once was. My personal life has detoured WAY past anything an ADHD medication can possibly help as far as focusing on NEEDED tasks etc. I end up feeling wrapped up in what I'm doing at the moment that my anxiety increases due to all that I haven't been able to accomplish. I take various medications for various reasons, depression, anxiety, bulimia etc., and for the most part the doses have varied based on circumstances and current need at said time of prescription.. MY FAMILY HAS A HISTORY OF HEART DISEASE, And realizing that I'm already on the highest Adderall dosage scares me (and THEN as I think about it, it makes my heart race!). I've also noticed increased muscle spasms as well as extreme and intense pressure on my jaw (TMJ). MY QUESTION IS: does anyone have any experience LOWERING their Adderall dosage AND adding Nuvigil? The research I've done to date gives me impression that it could help balance out the more extreme effects of Adderall (60mg/day) but that the nuvigil would or could potentially help with the EXTREME exhaustion I feel as Adderall wears off. Some days I just crash, some days I sleep fine and others no matter how hard I tryyyy, I just CAN'T fall asleep, therefore making the next day worse! IDEALLY I'D LIKE TO BE MED FREE, right now I need them, but am hoping maybe I can speak with my doctor to lower Adderall and add Nuvigil to help wean me off the amphetamines as well as lower dosage intake. YES, a lot of the anxiety, sleeplessness and depression are related to current circumstances in my life, however, where I am is not where I want to be or where I'm headed.. Life is a journey, and all my meds have become a part of a journey I never thought I'd find myself taking. I don't want life/meds to define me, or create a me I no longer recognize, because scarily enough that seems to be a common pattern. As I overcome each and every daily obstacle, I also don't want to be "hooked" on my meds or needing "more" to wake up/sleep/function.. I'd like to work on finding a solution towards weaning off my meds NOW, and work my way off slowly, primarily the Adderall. I'm hoping by suggesting to my doctor and showing him my research he may agree (IF ITS EVEN A LOGICAL COMBO, CLEARLY IM NOT A DOCTOR) nuvigil could help me. I've already started taking less of my anti depressants, trazadone and xanax without discussing with doc because he is always busy.. My next appt I want to go in fully prepared with a plan and an overall goal to REDUCE my Adderall dose, but overall, I'm clueless!!! I have no idea what other meds other than nuvigil "could" potentially help if at all. I could be entirely wrong, Anyone with any experience using one vs other or both simultaneously, or anyone with constructive input, PLEASE COMMENT/SHARE!!
- Has anyone tried speed amphetamine with hidrenitis suppurativa?
I have suffered with hs since 2006 with upto 15 abcesses and boils under each arm pit at any one time more so in summer. Early this year i ttied taking speed amphetamine for weight loss as I was having no joy as much as I was trying. Due to me being antidrugs I was reluctant to tske it so kept to a low dose so I didn't get the high (april 2014) but due to the low dose, basically the smallest paracetamol capsule u can get filled up to half way with amphetamine On a mMonday Wednesday and Fridayhad no effect on weight loss so much just kicked my metabolism into shape. Slightly** but I did start noticing that the HS had subsided and fewer outbreaks( 1 lump to two every month but small). I MUST STSTE AT THE TIME OF ME STARTING THE AMPHETAMINE MY OUTBREAKS WERE AT THE PERIOD TIME OF MONTH AND NOT ON THE SCALE AS STATED AT BEGININGOF POST.. APPROX 2-3 UNDER EACH ARM BUT WOULD BE QUITE BIG AS THRY WOULD INTERLINK INTO OLD SCARING!! So thinking this was a fluke I stoped taking amphetamine (I was on my 3rd week of taking it) I stopped for 4 weeks and sure enough I had a bad breakout of a large abcess and another two... i stsrted taking it again mid june and have done upto the start of NOV 2014 in this time I have had one outbreak of just one lump on a old operation area And all the small lumps that lay under the skin wwaiting to flare up have either dissappeard or to the size of pin head. I stopped using the amphetamine for 3 weeks I h just started with a lump to same place and some smaller lumps are starting to reappear so I am going back onto it see if it has same effect by suppressing it or whateverIits doing. This year is the first summer I have not had to cover up due to endless messy lumps,no hhospital visits to have op to drain. I AM WRITING THIS POST AS I SENT A MESSAGE TO THE HS SITE IN UK WHERE I LIVE AND A PROFESSOR FROM CARDIFF UNIVERSITY GOT BACK TO ME AND THEY HAVE NEVER HEARD OF ANY CASES OF AMPHETAMINE BEING USED BY PATIENTS THAT HAVE HS. I WANT TO FIND IF ANYONE ELSE HAS AND IF SO WHAT WAS YOUR OUTCOME??? please. ... I believe this maybe a studfy they can do as if it has same effects as on me could help other suffering people. Im not saying its a cure but omg its definitely a break from the agony and discomfort and horrible feeling of having hs.
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