Review: taking Suboxone and Marijuana together


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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 59 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 10,832 users)

Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,060 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

59 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:
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • pharyngeal oedema
  • accident
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • insomnia
1 - 6 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • cleft palate
  • premature baby
  • acne cystic
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • facial palsy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • menstruation irregular
  • muscular weakness
  • oily skin
6 - 12 months:
  • substance abuse
  • convulsion
  • drug abuse
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • nausea
  • premature delivery
  • back pain
  • bipolar disorder
  • decreased appetite
1 - 2 years:
  • anxiety
  • arthropod bite
  • completed suicide
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • depression
  • drug abuse
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • epilepsy
  • fatigue
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • abdominal discomfort
  • acne cystic
  • arthropod bite
  • confusional state
  • convulsion
  • decreased appetite
5 - 10 years:
  • lethargy
10+ years:
  • lethargy
not specified:
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • drug dependence
  • loss of consciousness
  • convulsion
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug diversion
  • drug toxicity
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • substance abuse
  • loss of consciousness
  • vomiting
  • drug abuse
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • acne cystic
  • dyspnoea
  • facial palsy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • menstruation irregular
male:
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • convulsion
  • anxiety
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • pharyngeal oedema

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diarrhoea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • irritability
2-9:
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • brain injury
  • drug screen positive
  • loss of consciousness
10-19:
  • drug toxicity
  • accidental overdose
  • drug abuse
  • drug screen positive
  • euphoric mood
  • headache
  • hyperventilation
  • loss of consciousness
  • overdose
  • respiratory arrest
20-29:
  • drug abuse
  • drug dependence
  • convulsion
  • decreased appetite
  • substance abuse
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • headache
30-39:
  • substance abuse
  • convulsion
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • anxiety
  • arthropod bite
  • confusional state
  • depression
  • epilepsy
  • fatigue
  • hepatitis c
40-49:
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • drug abuse
  • drug dependence
  • hyperhidrosis
  • substance abuse
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
50-59:
  • carotid artery occlusion
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • hemiparesis
  • substance abuse
  • lethargy
60+:
  • cleft palate
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • nystagmus
  • vertigo
  • vomiting

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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