Review: taking Xanax and Marijuana together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Xanax and Marijuana together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Xanax and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 337 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 65,513 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

337 people who take Xanax, Marijuana are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xanax and Marijuana drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Marijuana:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Xanax:
  • female: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • male: 60.0% - (6 of 10 people)
Marijuana:
  • female: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Xanax:
  • 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: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Marijuana:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug abuse
  • acne cystic
  • blood glucose increased
  • device failure
  • drug diversion
  • facial palsy
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • menstruation irregular
  • muscular weakness
1 - 6 months:
  • drug abuse
  • drug diversion
  • foaming at mouth
  • aggression
  • anorexia
  • anxiety disorder
  • euphoric mood
  • fatigue
  • fatigue - chronic
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
6 - 12 months:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • decreased appetite
  • early satiety
  • fatigue
  • gastroparesis
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • decreased appetite
  • insomnia
  • aggression
  • anorexia
  • anxiety
  • anxiety disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • convulsion
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug abuse
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition
  • body movements - uncontrollable
  • breakthrough pain
  • clammy skin
  • cold sweat
  • confusional arousal
  • eye movements - uncontrollable
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling jittery
5 - 10 years:
  • abdominal pain aggravated
  • abnormal weight gain
  • anxiety
  • appetite increased
  • bone pain
  • decreased activity
  • decreased interest
  • depression
  • exercise tolerance decreased
  • fall
10+ years:
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition
  • body movements - uncontrollable
  • breakthrough pain
  • clammy skin
  • cold sweat
  • confusional arousal
  • eye movements - uncontrollable
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling jittery
not specified:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • completed suicide
  • poisoning
  • pain
  • death
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • drug abuse
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • arthralgia
  • substance abuse
  • pain in extremity
  • memory impairment
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
male:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • poisoning
  • completed suicide
  • death
  • suicidal ideation
  • overdose

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • drug abuse
  • substance abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • poisoning
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • drug toxicity
  • suicidal ideation
  • accidental overdose
  • death
20-29:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • completed suicide
  • substance abuse
  • drug abuse
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • accidental overdose
  • poisoning
  • overdose
  • death
30-39:
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • drug abuse
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • agitation
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
40-49:
  • drug abuse
  • completed suicide
  • cardiac arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • suicidal ideation
  • bipolar disorder
  • cholelithiasis
  • confusional state
  • death
50-59:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • suicidal ideation
  • crying
  • abdominal pain lower
  • anxiety
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • arthritis - neck
  • back pain - low
  • blind
60+:
  • fall
  • abdominal pain aggravated
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • death
  • head injury
  • incoherent
  • loss of consciousness
  • pulmonary oedema
  • shivering

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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