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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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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

Suboxone, Adderall outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride)
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Suboxone is effective50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
82.61%
(19 of 23 people)
86.67%
(13 of 15 people)
85.00%
(17 of 20 people)
90.91%
(20 of 22 people)
66.67%
(4 of 6 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
Adderall is effective21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
55.56%
(15 of 27 people)
71.43%
(10 of 14 people)
60.00%
(9 of 15 people)
82.35%
(14 of 17 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Suboxone is effective86.54%
(45 of 52 people)
76.60%
(36 of 47 people)
Adderall is effective66.04%
(35 of 53 people)
50.00%
(22 of 44 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Suboxone is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.59%
(43 of 85 people)
48.21%
(27 of 56 people)
41.18%
(7 of 17 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
n/a
Adderall is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
32.58%
(29 of 89 people)
35.00%
(21 of 60 people)
29.41%
(5 of 17 people)
25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DepressionConcussionDrug Withdrawal SyndromeEuphoric MoodDepressionDrug Withdrawal Syndromen/aDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
ParanoiaBack PainDrug Withdrawal Syndrome NeonatalDrug Withdrawal SyndromeConstipationInsomniaOedema Peripheral
Euphoric MoodSuicidal IdeationDrug Exposure During PregnancyDyspnoeaParanoiaLimb DiscomfortPsychotic Disorder
Therapeutic Response UnexpectedNasopharyngitisSore Throat NosOedema PeripheralExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessHallucinations, MixedInsomnia
Cardiac Failure CongestiveMuscle SpasmsMale Sexual DysfunctionCardiac Failure CongestiveAnxietyFolliculitisBack Pain
DyspnoeaArthropathyMouth BreathingDepressionHigh Blood PressureAlopeciaDepression
Oedema PeripheralHigh Blood PressureDizziness PosturalTherapeutic Response UnexpectedPainManiaMania
AnxietyHyperhidrosisBone And Joint PainAnalgesic TherapyPain In ExtremityOedema PeripheralAggression
HyperhidrosisAnxietyHigh Blood PressureAccidental OverdoseDrug AbuseStaphylococcal InfectionWeight Increased
HallucinationMemory ImpairmentAbdomen - SwollenDehydrationSuicide AttemptWeight IncreasedFatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Maternal Exposure During PregnancyDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
DepressionOedema Peripheral
Back PainPsychotic Disorder
DehydrationInsomnia
NauseaWeight Increased
ConcussionFatigue
NasopharyngitisRoad Traffic Accident
Suicidal IdeationAggression
Substance AbuseHallucinations, Mixed
AnxietyFolliculitis

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aAbortion SpontaneousMaternal Exposure During PregnancyDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDyspnoean/a
Maternal Exposure During PregnancyNasopharyngitisInsomniaManiaEuphoric Mood
Post-traumatic Stress DisorderDepressionSubstance AbuseInsomniaTherapeutic Response Unexpected
PregnancyMuscle SpasmsFatigueWeight IncreasedOedema Peripheral
Attention Deficit/hyperactivity DisorderConcussionConvulsionOedema PeripheralCardiac Failure Congestive
Deep Vein ThrombosisAnxietyStaphylococcal InfectionAggressionDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
AnxietySuicidal IdeationPsychotic DisorderBack PainAnalgesic Therapy
Dry Eyes AggravatedLoss Of ConsciousnessOedema PeripheralAnxietyNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismBack PainRoad Traffic AccidentSerotonin SyndromeHyperhidrosis
DepressionNauseaDry MouthBlood Pressure IncreasedSuicidal Ideation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 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

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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