Review: taking Cannabis and Vicodin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cannabis and Vicodin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cannabis and Vicodin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 185 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Cannabis

Cannabis has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Cannabis 930 users)

Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 40,314 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

185 people who take Cannabis, Vicodin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cannabis and Vicodin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cannabis:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Vicodin:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cannabis:
  • female: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
Vicodin:
  • female: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Cannabis:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Vicodin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • heat intolerance
  • increased tendency to bruise
1 - 6 months:
  • diverticulitis intestinal
  • abdominal pain aggravated
  • shivering
6 - 12 months:
  • libido decreased
  • low egfr
  • muscle atrophy
  • depressive symptom
1 - 2 years:
  • vomiting
  • libido decreased
  • low egfr
  • muscle atrophy
  • delusion
  • depressive symptom
2 - 5 years:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder injury
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hallucination
  • hallucinations, mixed
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • suicidal ideation
  • abdominal pain aggravated
  • paranoia
  • shivering
10+ years:
  • abnormal weight gain
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diverticulitis intestinal
  • exercise tolerance decreased
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • drug abuse

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • depression
  • multi-organ failure
  • suicidal ideation
  • completed suicide
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • weight decreased
  • drug abuse
  • anxiety
  • cardiac arrest
  • hypotension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • serotonin syndrome
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • drug abuse
  • hepatorenal failure
  • hyperthermia malignant
  • hypoglycaemia
  • hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • shock
  • multiple drug overdose
20-29:
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • emotional distress
  • abdominal pain
  • blood urine present
  • cholelithiasis
  • convulsion
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • drug screen positive
  • sinusitis
  • adjustment disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • borderline personality disorder
  • convulsion
40-49:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • injury
  • hypertension
  • weight decreased
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
50-59:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • bone disorder
  • mastication disorder
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • weight decreased
  • fall
  • decreased interest
  • vomiting
60+:
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • rash
  • atypical pneumonia
  • bronchitis
  • injection site erythema
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain aggravated

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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