Review: taking Suboxone and Adderall together
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 235 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 8,295 Suboxone users) 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 16,963 Adderall users)
What are the drugs
Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from 8,295 Suboxone users)
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 16,963 Adderall users)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 235 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)
(17 of 20 people)
(20 of 22 people)
(4 of 6 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(3 of 3 people)
|Adderall is effective||21.43%|
(3 of 14 people)
(15 of 27 people)
(10 of 14 people)
(9 of 15 people)
(14 of 17 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(2 of 4 people)
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Suboxone is effective||86.54%|
(45 of 52 people)
(36 of 47 people)
|Adderall is effective||66.04%|
(35 of 53 people)
(22 of 44 people)
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Suboxone is effective||n/a||n/a||50.00%|
(1 of 2 people)
(43 of 85 people)
(27 of 56 people)
(7 of 17 people)
(3 of 8 people)
|Adderall is effective||n/a||n/a||0.00%|
(0 of 2 people)
(29 of 89 people)
(21 of 60 people)
(5 of 17 people)
(2 of 8 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||Euphoric Mood||Depression||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||n/a||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Paranoia||Back Pain||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome Neonatal||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Constipation||Insomnia||Oedema Peripheral|
|Euphoric Mood||Suicidal Ideation||Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||Dyspnoea||Paranoia||Limb Discomfort||Psychotic Disorder|
|Therapeutic Response Unexpected||Nasopharyngitis||Sore Throat Nos||Oedema Peripheral||Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||Hallucinations, Mixed||Insomnia|
|Cardiac Failure Congestive||Muscle Spasms||Male Sexual Dysfunction||Cardiac Failure Congestive||Anxiety||Folliculitis||Back Pain|
|Dyspnoea||Arthropathy||Mouth Breathing||Depression||High Blood Pressure||Alopecia||Depression|
|Oedema Peripheral||High Blood Pressure||Dizziness Postural||Therapeutic Response Unexpected||Pain||Mania||Mania|
|Anxiety||Hyperhidrosis||Bone And Joint Pain||Analgesic Therapy||Pain In Extremity||Oedema Peripheral||Aggression|
|Hyperhidrosis||Anxiety||High Blood Pressure||Accidental Overdose||Drug Abuse||Staphylococcal Infection||Weight Increased|
|Hallucination||Memory Impairment||Abdomen - Swollen||Dehydration||Suicide Attempt||Weight Increased||Fatigue|
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Back Pain||Psychotic Disorder|
|Nasopharyngitis||Road Traffic Accident|
|Substance Abuse||Hallucinations, Mixed|
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||Fatigue||Weight Increased||Oedema Peripheral|
|Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder||Concussion||Convulsion||Oedema Peripheral||Cardiac Failure Congestive|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis||Anxiety||Staphylococcal Infection||Aggression||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome|
|Anxiety||Suicidal Ideation||Psychotic Disorder||Back Pain||Analgesic Therapy|
|Dry Eyes Aggravated||Loss Of Consciousness||Oedema Peripheral||Anxiety||Nausea|
|Pulmonary Embolism||Back Pain||Road Traffic Accident||Serotonin Syndrome||Hyperhidrosis|
|Depression||Nausea||Dry Mouth||Blood Pressure Increased||Suicidal Ideation|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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It's a long story of how I became addicted to opiates after 15+ years of chronic pain, but I decided to give up pain killers and try suboxone/subutex treatment. Shortly thereafter, I began pulling hair. First from my head, then when the bald spots became too obvious I started pulling from all over. It seemed to be triggered by stress or anxiety but not always. I did not make an association until recently, when I finally stopped the suboxone. It was two weeks of miserable withdrawal, much worse than from pain killers themselves, but I am finally out of the haze I'd be in all of that time, and I have no urge to pull hair whatsoever. I don't know how often the association of suboxone use and trichotillomania has been examined, but I wanted to share my experience in case anyone else is in a similar situation. Also, if you are considering starting suboxone treatment, don't. Withdrawal from opiates will lead to a few pretty rough days, but that's nothing compared to what you'll go through during suboxone withdrawal.
- Belviq (lorcaserin) and adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)
I have been on Adderall for more than a year and I have recently started taking Belviq. For some reason a lot of doctors worry about a serious interaction between the two, in my experience the two get along just fine. Adderall helps me stay focused, while Belviq suppresses appetite.
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Belviq has been a wonderful addition to my life, it’s helped me take control of my body again I feel that the medication is very good, well tolerated, and just an amazingly well designed drug overall.
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I think it was brought on by the Suboxone. I took 3-4 a day for approximately 4 years starting 11 years ago. Stopped them but realized they were helping with my depression. After trying every antidepressant with no help the Suboxone was wonderful. I got back on it but only taking 2-3 a day for another 2-3 years. Insurance stopped paying about 9 months ago. I continued to take them, but only 1 a day for another 1-2 years. Now, I take 1 occasionally. When I completely stopped the neuropathy gradually began. It was around Sept. I began to notice my feet felt like they were numb. With shoes on I felt like they were wet. I also noticed getting weaker and my family noticed I was walking slow, etc. Feel terrible with terrible problem of something like hot flashes, but those were over years ago. Have lots of nausea. My doctor used some type instrument and I have very little feeling on the bottom of my feet. He is sending me to a neurologist.
I've had several fainting spells, and recover from them every time. The only thing the doc can find is that my potassium is low. Help please
After 3-4 days of taking adderall or any stimulants I start to get pimple like sores on my scalp, nose,eyes,mouth,face and vaginal area puss comes out of mi eyes and vaginal area.
It seems like every hair follicle or cut becomes clogged and filled with puss. It burns when I use the restroom. My eyes and nose burns and itches. My tongue and mouth also gets pimples on them. When I break out then my husband also does then when he has taken adderall he also has the same symptoms it only gets better if I stop the adderall or use a prescription med for herpes.
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride) is often used to treat opiate withdrawal. Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Suboxone is used in:
- Adderall is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Suboxone alternatives:
- Adderall alternatives:
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