Review: Metformin and Marijuana drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Metformin and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on 26 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
Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,457 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,259 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 10, 2014: 26 people who reported to have interactions when taking Metformin, Marijuana are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
- Marijuana (marijuana)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Metformin, Marijuana:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||22|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||18|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||8|
|Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)||4|
|Tardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)||4|
|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||3|
|Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||3|
|Headache (pain in head)||3|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Metformin, Marijuana:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||3|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||3|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||3|
|Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered though)||1|
|Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)||1|
|Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder)||1|
|Delusion (a false belief or opinion)||1|
|Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus||1|
|Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Psychotic disorder
- Diabetes mellitus
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, Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. 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:
- Metformin is used in:
- Marijuana is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Metformin alternatives:
- Marijuana alternatives:
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 Helen: Can metformin cause face pain ?
I have had face and jaw pain since starting to take Metformin. Also muscle pain and headaches. I am taking this drug for metabolic syndrome and wonder if it has lowered my blood sugar too much. I feel weird on it. This my 3rd week on it. I took half a pill with breakfast for 2 weeks and now am takin ...
- 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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