Review: Suboxone and Nuvigil drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Suboxone and Nuvigil. It is created by eHealthMe based on 24 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.
Nuvigil (latest outcomes from 4,351 users) has active ingredients of armodafinil. It is often used in narcolepsy.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 24 people who reported to have interactions when taking Suboxone, Nuvigil are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride)
- Nuvigil (armodafinil)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Suboxone, Nuvigil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)||6|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||2|
|Loss Of Consciousness||2|
|Drug Exposure During Pregnancy||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Suboxone, Nuvigil:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Withdrawal From Opioids||2|
|Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)||2|
|Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Acne Aggravated (skin problems that cause pimples)||1|
|Swelling Of Feet And Legs||1|
|Weight Below Normal||1|
|Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)||1|
|Pupillary Reflex Impaired||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis
- Drug dependence
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Psuedophedrine hydrochloride
* 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. Nuvigil (armodafinil) is often used to treat narcolepsy. 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:
- Nuvigil is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Suboxone alternatives:
- Nuvigil alternatives:
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I am not taking Nuvigil and Phentermine at the same time
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.
I am having terrible symtoms anytime I exert myself physically
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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
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- By Psychogirl: I have bipolar disorder and adhd and take nuvigil for the adhd and on occasion take lunesta for sleep. anybody else take this combination and what side effects or effects in general have you noticed?
I'm anxious about any untoward drug interactions. I can't take stimulants because of a history of abuse. I take Nuvgil for my ADHD and it's the first time I can concentraate in years! I can't believe how much easier it is to organize, get things done, and read. Plus it helps the chronic fatigue I ...
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