Review: taking Suboxone and Marijuana together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Suboxone and Marijuana together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Suboxone and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Suboxone

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in drug dependence. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,195 users)

Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,767 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

31 people who take Suboxone, Marijuana are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Suboxone and Marijuana drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

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

Drug effectiveness by gender:

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

Drug effectiveness by age:

Suboxone:
  • 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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:
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • brain injury
  • drug screen positive
  • drug toxicity
  • headache
  • loss of consciousness
  • sleepy
  • vomiting projectile
1 - 6 months:
  • acne cystic
  • facial palsy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • menstruation irregular
  • muscular weakness
  • oily skin
  • substance abuse
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • arrhythmia
  • cleft palate
2 - 5 years:
  • lymph nodes - swollen
  • pain in jaw
  • acne cystic
  • facial palsy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • menstruation irregular
  • muscular weakness
  • oily skin
  • headache
  • influenza like illness
5 - 10 years:
  • lethargy
10+ years:
  • lethargy
not specified:
  • substance abuse
  • loss of consciousness
  • drug toxicity
  • drug diversion
  • dyspnoea
  • gait disturbance
  • infection
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • respiratory arrest
  • acne cystic

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • acne cystic
  • facial palsy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • loss of consciousness
  • menstruation irregular
  • muscular weakness
  • oily skin
  • substance abuse
  • drug diversion
  • drug toxicity
male:
  • substance abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • death
  • drug toxicity
  • respiratory arrest
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • accidental overdose
  • arrhythmia
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • drug screen positive

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • brain injury
  • drug screen positive
  • loss of consciousness
10-19:
  • drug toxicity
  • accidental overdose
  • drug screen positive
  • euphoric mood
  • headache
  • hyperventilation
  • loss of consciousness
  • respiratory arrest
  • sleepy
  • vomiting projectile
20-29:
  • asthma
  • death of relative
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • vomiting
  • arrhythmia
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • infection
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • substance abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • death
  • hypotension
  • respiratory arrest
  • blood pressure abnormal
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
50-59:
  • lethargy

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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