Concerta vs Suboxone

Concerta
(Rx)
Suboxone
(Rx)
Concerta is an ADHD medication.
Suboxone is a chemical dependency medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.0
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.1
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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August 1, 2000
October 8, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
90,321 Discussions
270,575 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for ADHD
#2 for ADD
#3 for Depression
#4 for Anxiety
#5 for Inattentive
Concerta is prescribed for ADHD and ADD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Addiction
#3 for Pain
#4 for Depression
#6 for Chronic Pain
Suboxone is prescribed for Withdrawal Symptoms and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. Our data suggest that it is taken for Pain and Depression, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Con
Headaches
8
Irritability
7
Tics
6
Loss of Appetite
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Nausea
3
Euphoria
3
Drowsiness
3
Stomach Pain
2
Paranoia
2
Sub
Euphoria
5
Nausea
5
Vomiting
4
Restlessness
2
Dizziness
2
Numbness
2
Drowsiness
2
Migraines
1
Cramping
1
Sneezing
1
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Concerta
Con
Suboxone
Sub
Headaches
Con
Sub
8
0
Irritability
Con
Sub
7
0
Tics
Con
Sub
6
0
Loss of Appetite
Con
Sub
5
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Con
Sub
4
0
Nausea
Con
Sub
3
5
Euphoria
Con
Sub
3
5
Drowsiness
Con
Sub
3
2
Stomach Pain
Con
Sub
2
0
Paranoia
Con
Sub
2
0
Euphoria
Sub
Con
5
3
Nausea
Sub
Con
5
3
Vomiting
Sub
Con
4
0
Restlessness
Sub
Con
2
0
Dizziness
Sub
Con
2
0
Numbness
Sub
Con
2
0
Drowsiness
Sub
Con
2
3
Migraines
Sub
Con
1
0
Cramping
Sub
Con
1
0
Sneezing
Sub
Con
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Suboxone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Suboxone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Oral Film, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 18 mg, 27 mg, 36 mg, 54 mg
Film: 2-0.5 mg, 4-1 mg, 8-2 mg, 12-3 mg
Tablet: 2-0.5 mg, 8-2 mg
Food Instructions
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Do not consume alcohol when taking methylphenidate as it may increase methylphenidate's toxicity.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Methylphenidate
Buprenorphine Hcl/Naloxone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Concerta and Suboxone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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