Review: taking Metformin and Marijuana together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Metformin and Marijuana together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 117,555 users)

Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,962 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

38 people who take Metformin, Marijuana are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metformin and Marijuana drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Metformin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Marijuana:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Metformin:
  • female: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Marijuana:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Metformin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Marijuana:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • fear of disease
  • high risk pregnancy
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary infarction
6 - 12 months:
  • decreased appetite
  • early satiety
  • gastroparesis
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • sinus tachycardia
  • bipolar disorder
  • decreased appetite
  • delusion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • early satiety
  • gastroparesis
  • mania
  • psychotic disorder
  • schizoaffective disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • confusional state
  • memory loss
5 - 10 years:
  • confusional state
  • memory loss
10+ years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • hyperglycaemia
  • obesity
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
not specified:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pancreatitis
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • obesity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety in children
  • attention-seeking behaviour
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • clumsiness
  • compulsive shopping
  • dehydration
  • forgetfulness
  • high risk sexual behaviour
  • hyperglycaemia
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • coronary artery disease
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • homicidal ideation
  • obesity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • fear of disease
  • high risk pregnancy
  • pulmonary embolism
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety in children
  • attention-seeking behaviour
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • clumsiness
  • compulsive shopping
  • dehydration
  • forgetfulness
  • high risk sexual behaviour
40-49:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pancreatitis
  • headache
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
50-59:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • bipolar disorder
  • confusional state
  • delusion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • flushing
  • hyperhidrosis
  • mania
  • memory loss
  • nausea
60+:
  • asthenia
  • ataxia
  • confusional state
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • dysarthria
  • gait disturbance
  • hypertension
  • influenza
  • lower limb fracture

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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