Review: taking Xanax and Marijuana together


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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 421 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 82,506 users)

Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,737 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

421 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
  • cardiac arrest
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • poisoning
  • respiratory arrest
  • acne cystic
  • blood glucose increased
  • congenital teratoma
  • conjunctival haemorrhage
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
  • drug screen positive
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • early satiety
  • fatigue
  • gastroparesis
  • neonatal asphyxia
  • 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
  • death
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • poisoning
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • feeling jittery
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
10-19:
  • drug abuse
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • substance abuse
  • death
  • poisoning
  • drug toxicity
  • suicidal ideation
  • accidental overdose
20-29:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • substance abuse
  • completed suicide
  • drug abuse
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • accidental overdose
  • overdose
  • poisoning
  • death
30-39:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • drug abuse
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • arthralgia
  • agitation
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
40-49:
  • drug abuse
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • death
  • completed suicide
  • poisoning
  • hepatitis c
  • insomnia
  • suicidal ideation
50-59:
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • mania
  • suicidal ideation
  • crying
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain lower
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
60+:
  • fall
  • abdominal pain aggravated
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • cough
  • death
  • dry mouth
  • head injury
  • incoherent
  • loss of consciousness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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