Review: Suboxone and Effexor drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Suboxone and Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on 131 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
Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,150 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.
Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 131 people who reported to have interactions when taking Suboxone, Effexor are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride)
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Suboxone, Effexor:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||20|
|Cellulitis (infection under the skin)||14|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||13|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||12|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||12|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Suboxone, Effexor:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||9|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||6|
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)||5|
|Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)||3|
|Cervix Carcinoma (cancer of cervix)||3|
|Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)||3|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug dependence
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, Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride) is often used to treat opiate withdrawal. Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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:
- Effexor is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Suboxone alternatives:
- Effexor alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (5 months ago):
From this study (12 months ago):
Discontinued medications 6 months ago. Symptoms began one year ago.
I OVER TAKE MY NUVIGIL CAN I DIE AN DOES IT MAKE MY SUBOXONE WEAR OFF MUCH FASTER
Jessica on Oct, 5, 2012:
I was actualy wondering if suboxone made nuvigil not work. I was under the assumption that suboxone could counteract these type of meds. My doc didnt say anything of the sort but just wondering. It takes two doses of nuvigil to make a difference.
mel143 on Oct, 17, 2012:
Yes it will. Nuvigil causes enzymes in the liver to degrade the suboxone much more quickley. I have been percribed both and I couldnt take the nuvigil with the suboxone anymore because the suboxone wouldnt work when I did.
keithkenpo on Apr, 7, 2013:
My understanding is suboxone is taken subliminally so it does not go thru liver, i could be wrong though. If you can stop suboxone abruptly by using nuvigil it would be great.
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