Review: taking Cannabis and Wellbutrin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cannabis and Wellbutrin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cannabis and Wellbutrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 126 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 601 users)

Wellbutrin

Wellbutrin has active ingredients of bupropion. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Wellbutrin 54,657 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

126 people who take Cannabis, Wellbutrin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cannabis and Wellbutrin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cannabis:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cannabis:
  • female: 76.0% - (10 of 13 people)
  • male: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • female: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Cannabis:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 75.0% - (9 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Wellbutrin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • angular cheilitis
  • back injury
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diplopia
  • insomnia
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • pain threshold decreased
  • pancreatitis acute
  • sinus disorder
1 - 6 months:
  • breathlessness
  • death
  • depression
  • diplopia
  • insomnia
  • nightmare
  • pain threshold decreased
  • serotonin syndrome
  • sexual dysfunction
6 - 12 months:
  • headache
2 - 5 years:
  • fatigue
  • hypoglycemia
  • pain - back
  • pain - joints
  • swallowing difficulty
  • angular cheilitis
  • depression suicidal
  • nightmare
  • anxiety
  • common cold
5 - 10 years:
  • depression suicidal
  • hair loss
10+ years:
  • lethargy
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hair loss
  • insomnia
  • pancreatitis
  • tardive dyskinesia
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • depression
  • pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • nausea
  • bone lesion
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • pollakiuria
  • urinary incontinence
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • anaemia
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • convulsion
  • hallucination
  • osteomyelitis
  • bone disorder
  • cardiomyopathy
  • decreased interest
  • dental caries
  • general physical health deterioration

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • cardiac arrest
  • circulatory collapse
  • pleural effusion
  • pulmonary haemorrhage
  • sinus tachycardia
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • anxiety
  • coma
20-29:
  • completed suicide
  • drug toxicity
  • body temperature increased
  • convulsion
  • delirium
  • hypotension
  • respiratory arrest
  • asthma
  • blindness unilateral
  • cerebrovascular accident
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • osteomyelitis
  • pyrexia
  • abscess jaw
  • ataxia
  • bone disorder
  • bone lesion
  • bone swelling
  • cardiac disorder
  • cardiomyopathy
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • suicidal ideation
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • depression
  • dyspepsia
  • nausea
  • amnesia
  • back pain
50-59:
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • laceration
  • pyrexia
  • pollakiuria
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • vomiting
  • urinary incontinence
60+:
  • renal failure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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