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Review: Metformin and Marijuana

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Metformin (what 100,768 Metformin users reported?) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

Marijuana (what 1,327 Marijuana users reported?) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is used in stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 26 people who take Metformin, Marijuana are studied

Metformin, Marijuana outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
- Marijuana (marijuana)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aHigh Risk Pregnancyn/an/an/an/aCardiac Failure CongestiveDiabetes Mellitus
Emotional DistressDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Pulmonary EmbolismHyperglycaemiaTardive Dyskinesia
DyspnoeaObesityPancreatitis
PainType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
AnxietyWeight Increased
Pulmonary InfarctionObesity
FatigueBlood Cholesterol Increased
Fear Of DiseasePain
Headache

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
HyperglycaemiaType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusTardive Dyskinesia
PancreatitisWeight Increased
PainBlood Cholesterol Increased
FatigueHeadache
Pulmonary InfarctionHomicidal Ideation
Fear Of DiseaseDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
AnxietyCoronary Artery Disease
High Risk PregnancyPancreatitis

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aPainType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusSchizoaffective DisorderLower Limb Fracture
Emotional DistressDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusSyphilis
Pulmonary EmbolismHomicidal IdeationPancreatitisType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
CholelithiasisSelf-injurious IdeationBlood Cholesterol IncreasedPsychotic Disorder
Abdominal PainObesityTardive DyskinesiaMania
High Risk PregnancyTardive DyskinesiaHeadacheDelusion
DyspnoeaType 1 Diabetes MellitusCardiac Failure CongestiveDiabetes Mellitus
AnxietyRenal Failure ChronicDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBipolar Disorder
Pulmonary InfarctionPancreatitis AcuteAcute Myocardial Infarction
FatigueDiabetic KetoacidosisCoronary Artery Disease

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I'm almost 65 years old, am a successful, well adjusted professional and have used marijuana on and off for over 45 years. I began using it more heavily about five years ago. Beginning about four years ago I began experiencing serious muscle weakness, in the large muscles. I was a skier, hiker, s ...

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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.

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