Review: Ritalin and Suboxone drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Ritalin and Suboxone. It is created by eHealthMe based on 31 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,097 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,150 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 31 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ritalin, Suboxone are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ritalin, Suboxone:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||6|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||4|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||4|
|Colitis (inflammation of colon)||3|
|Cellulitis (infection under the skin)||3|
|Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)||3|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ritalin, Suboxone:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dark Circles Under Eyes||2|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1|
|Sweating Fever (fever with sweating)||1|
|Lidocaine - 5%||1|
|Serum Serotonin Decreased||1|
|Tired Eyes (eyes feel achy, weak, or heavy due to intense use)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Diabetes mellitus
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride) is often used to treat opiate withdrawal. 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:
- Ritalin is used in:
- Suboxone is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Ritalin alternatives:
- Suboxone alternatives:
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No one else in family of 9 has dark circles. Only began noticing dark circles about a year after starting Atenolol.
Couldn't tolerate stimulants prior to taking an SSRI. Any Long Acting medication does not affect me longer than 2-3 hours. Tests indicated that my serotonin is less than 10.
Just wondering if Ritalin could cause a rise in my Creatinine level and if the antidepressants were causing a lot of weight gain.
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