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Review: taking Metformin and Marijuana together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Metformin and Marijuana together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 100,991 Metformin users)

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 1,384 Marijuana users)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 28 people who take Metformin, Marijuana are studied

Metformin, Marijuana outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Marijuana is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aHigh Risk PregnancyGastroparesisGastroparesisn/an/aCardiac Failure CongestiveDiabetes Mellitus
Emotional DistressDecreased AppetiteDecreased AppetiteDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Pulmonary EmbolismVomitingVomitingHyperglycaemiaTardive Dyskinesia
DyspnoeaEarly SatietyEarly SatietyObesityPancreatitis
PainType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
AnxietyWeight Increased
Pulmonary InfarctionObesity
FatigueBlood Cholesterol Increased
Fear Of DiseasePain
Headache

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metformin is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Marijuana is effective100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
HyperglycaemiaType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
PainTardive Dyskinesia
PancreatitisWeight Increased
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusBlood Cholesterol Increased
ObesityHeadache
Pulmonary InfarctionHomicidal Ideation
AnxietyDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
FatigueCoronary Artery Disease
Fear Of DiseasePancreatitis

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
n/an/a
Marijuana is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
n/an/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 IdeationTardive DyskinesiaPsychotic Disorder
Abdominal PainObesityCardiac Failure CongestiveMania
High Risk PregnancyTardive DyskinesiaHeadacheDelusion
DyspnoeaType 1 Diabetes MellitusVomitingDiabetes Mellitus
AnxietyRenal Failure ChronicDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBipolar Disorder
Pulmonary InfarctionPancreatitis AcuteBlood Cholesterol Increased
FatigueDiabetic KetoacidosisCoronary Artery Disease

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Has anyone taken cannabis for their pulmonary arterial hypertension and did it help slow the progression?
    Does cannabis work for PAH? I tried cannabis in cookie form. A small bite. It stopped my chest pains, my night sweats, and my bone pain, which I have had for years. I actually sleep all night. My breathing is much better. Does anyone know of any studies of using cannabis with this disease? I know there is Opsumit on the market but evidently the pharmaceutical companies have added other chemicals and it does not work.
    I need to know if there is a study and who can I contact?
  • Can u get cherry angioma on chest from smoking weed
    Had a red lump on my chest that kept bleeding if I trained of whacked off it the doctor said it was something similar to cherry angioma I got it removed and they are sending out results to me to see how I got it im just wondering can weed cause this when it was removed the doctor said it was a burst blood vessel but I'm wondering can weed have caused this
  • Are there any interactions between abraxane (used in a chemotherapeutic treatment) and therapeutic cannabis?
    My mother is 58 years old. Two weeks ago, during a medical visit for a pathological thinness, we found a cancer in her pancreas that attacked her lymph nodes. My mother weighs only 19.5 pounds (43 kg) for 4'6" (149-150 cm). She will be chemotherapeutic treatment with Abraxane. I want to give her therapeutic cannabis, but I don't know if there are interactions between cannabis and Abraxane, or between cannabis and other components of chemotherapy. Someone can help me, please?
  • Does high uric acid increases erectile dysfunction
    I have been suffering from hypertension, diabetes. My doctor recently prescribed Olmesartan 20 mg after 2-3 months I checked and found my Uric Acid is more than 7.5 and had noticed that I have developed Erectile Dysfunction....Is this due to taking Olmesartan
  • Is metformin an ototoxic drug and can it causee inbalance in a 78 year old male?
    can metformin cause in balance an headache in a 78 year male?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I've lost 65 lbs and all of my appetite during the last 12 months. I quit taking the Metformin 6 months ago and that hasn't changed anything. I've had a CT Scan and a Gastric Emptying Study done to confirm the diagnosis. I'm having a colonoscopy and an esphogealendoscopy in January to find any further cause of the damage.

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat 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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