Review: Xanax and Marijuana drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Xanax and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on 213 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,692 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,259 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 213 people who reported to have interactions when taking Xanax, Marijuana are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Xanax (alprazolam)
- Marijuana (marijuana)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Xanax, Marijuana:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Respiratory Arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)||88|
|Toxicity To Various Agents (poisoning due to various agents)||29|
|Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)||28|
|Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)||26|
|Intentional Drug Misuse||17|
|Pain In Extremity||15|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Xanax, Marijuana:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea And Vomiting||2|
|Frequent Headaches (pain in head)||2|
|Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)||1|
|Seizure Like Phenomena (a variety of medical conditions may produce sudden episodes which have some similarities to epileptic seizures)||1|
|Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)||1|
|Activities Of Daily Living Impaired||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Drug abuse
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Marijuana (marijuana) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Xanax is used in:
- Marijuana is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Xanax alternatives:
- Marijuana alternatives:
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I went to the hospital that I previously have had stroke/aneurysm coiling, active aneurysm in my neck. Have gone to same hospital when I had 3 TIA's. I have been taking Paxil and Xanax for 23 years. Could not find a PCP as I am a cash paying customer with no insurance. (My PCP retired.) Ran out of my medication (Paxil and Xanax), tried for a week to find new PCP to become established. No luck. After 5 days, I began vomiting and thinking suicidal thoughts (to me - normal for coming off 60 mg of Paxil in 5 days.) I explained to ER intake my symptoms and thoughts, told them I googled "Quick and Painless ways to die". She stopped listening as I also stated that I ALSO googled how long suicidal thoughts last after coming off Paxil cold turkey. I was there for HELP. What happened next is the most terrifying thing that has ever happened to me. I began a tirade that lasted hours. Using the most horrendous names you could think of... (Mel Gibson type tirade) at staff. Engaging them in aggressive behavior, calling names, spitting, screaming obscenities as loud as I could, thrusting my pelvis in the air, slapping it yelling that if they had to watch me then they were trying to watch my crotch and here it is... I AM NOT THIS KIND OF PERSON. Referring to an African American nurse as a mf'ing black, c*%k sucking whore, etc. They decided to restrain me. At this point, I begin to loose recollection of what happened. The last memory I have is that my boyfriend of 11 years KNEW something ELSE was wrong and he decided to take me to another hospital and he would NOT let me harm myself. NO! They called security, at our request, to help us out of there. They came and my boyfriend became aggressive with security. They asked if we wanted police. We said YES. I am convinced that they caused me to have a stroke. The last thing is screaming to my bf to go home, I loved him and did NOT want him in jail. I lay in that hospital, apparently until the next afternoon when they transported me to a mental institution. I have no recollection of leaving the hospital, the ambulance ride there. I slightly remember a couple of speed bumps going into facility. When I arrived the only thing I remember is ripping up paperwork when they told me where I was and crawling into bed. I vaguely remember them calling for meals but I gave an I'll be there in a minute, or I'll go to the next one answer. Apparently, I had been sleeping for three days. Remember being awakened to take pills but no one ever checked on me. I KNOW I HAD A STROKE. Is there any test to tell if a person has recently had a stroke?? Thank you very much.
The Penicillin-vk was prescribed for a tooth infection. I have had diarrhea, no appetite and fatigue.
I tested positive for tricyclic antidepressants but I have never used them. Would anything I have taken cause a false positive?
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By andra : Can i use marijuana to help my rhabdomyolysis
when i use marijuana it held me to used the bathroom everyday and when i stop my cpk go up and when i use marijuana it go down
- By falcore1: Can u use albuterol intravenously like i do adderall
i ran out of adderall,i want to use albuterol instead in my cocktail of oxycodone ir and xanax,will it feel anything close to adderal or rittlin??
- By jesus : Is smoking weed bad for a second degree burn?
I accidentally spilled boiling hot water on my leg. it became a second degree burn .I got blisters . and now that they dried .that whole area is red and swollen .I smoke weed like two or three hits a day . I wanted to know if there could be bad side effects
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- By Tonya: Celexa, xanax and restoril combo caused an immediate onset of dementia in my 79 year old father
My father has been on Celexa for years now. 2 months ago, my mother (his wife of 50 years) passed away. My father immediately had anxiety and sleeping problems that accompanied his anxiety. His doctor prescribed, on top of the Celexa, Restoril for sleep, and Xanax during the day. Over a period o ...
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