Review: Suboxone and Concerta
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Suboxone and Concerta. It is created by eHealthMe based on 31 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Suboxone (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
Concerta (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 31 people who reported to have interactions when taking Suboxone, Concerta are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride)
- Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Suboxone, Concerta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or labored breathing)||6|
|Status Asthmaticus (a asthma attack not resonds to regular medicines)||6|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||4|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||4|
|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 Suboxone, Concerta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dark Circles Under Eyes||2|
|Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Sweating Fever (feaver with sweating)||1|
|Serum Serotonin Decreased||1|
|Headache (pain in head)||1|
|Lidocaine - 5%||1|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence
- Diabetes mellitus
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By tlcfisher: What would cause a false positive for valium? i.e. i didnt take it, but has shown up in several of my urine test
(for a 32 year old woman who takes Suboxone, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Melatonin, Benadryl, Excedrin, Ranitidine)
I've been going to my Suboxone doctor for over a year now. In that time all I have done (as far as "narcotic" go) is my Suboxone and when my grandpa passed she wrote me a small script, on 2 different occasion for Xanax 0.5 (which I was actually able to hold onto until about a month ago..) Well, yest ...
(Number of patients like tlcfisher: 1,929)
- By Lydia1990: Taking phentermine and methylphenidate
(for a 23 year old woman who has ADD, Acid Reflux, and takes Phentermine, Daytrana)
I was prescribed Methylphenidate ER 27 mg for ADD a week and a half ago. I called my doctor 5 days after starting the medication to let him know that it wasn't helping but instead was making me tired and have headaches. He decided to prescribe me with Phentermine 37.5 mg to help with my fatigue from ...
(Number of patients like Lydia1990: 6,684)
- By xfact: I use cannabis to control my ritalin side effects. is this good?
(for a 22 year old man who has Decreased Appetite, Difficulty Falling Asleep, Bad Dreams, Stress After Work (evening), and takes Ritalin, Cannabis, Cannabis Sativa)
-Hi everyone,I was diagnosed A.D.D. in July 2012 and I started smoking everyday(after work,evening) since April 2013 and right now we are November 2013. (sorry for my bad English) I've stopped last week from smoking cannabis because I wanted to experiment and inform myself if it was really hel ...
(Number of patients like xfact: 3,427)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride) is often used to treat opiate withdrawal. Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride) 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:
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- Concerta is used in:
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