Review: could Effexor xr cause Withdrawal from opioids?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
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Effexor xr (latest outcomes from 21,695 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Effexor xr include nausea, nausea aggravated, dizziness, depression, stress and anxiety.
Withdrawal from opioids
Withdrawal from opioids (latest reports from 602 patients) has been reported by people with primary insomnia, stress and anxiety, fatigue.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 19,354 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Withdrawal From Opioids.
Time on Effexor xr when people have Withdrawal from opioids * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal from opioids||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal from opioids when taking Effexor xr * :
|Withdrawal from opioids||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Withdrawal from opioids when taking Effexor xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal from opioids||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal from opioids ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Withdrawal from opioids||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar 2 (1 people, 100.00%)
- Fatigue (1 people, 100.00%)
- Drug abuse (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Olanzapine (1 people, 100.00%)
- Nuvigil (1 people, 100.00%)
- Suboxone (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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