Review: Vicodin and Marijuana drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Vicodin and Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on 144 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
Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,229 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in acupuncture and pain.
Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,259 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 144 people who reported to have interactions when taking Vicodin, Marijuana are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate)
- Marijuana (marijuana)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Vicodin, Marijuana:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||17|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||16|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Vicodin, Marijuana:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)||4|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||4|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||4|
|Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)||2|
|Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)||2|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||2|
|Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus||2|
|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Back pain
- Drug abuse
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Methadone hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat acupuncture and pain. 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:
- Vicodin is used in:
- Marijuana is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Vicodin alternatives:
- Marijuana alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (44 years ago):
The Penicillin-vk was prescribed for a tooth infection. The Nophn was prescribed for heal pain, bone spurs and tendonitis I have had diarrhea, no appetite and fatigue.
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 douglas: Can norco cause heartburn
The use of Norco is causing heartburn. I.ve used various drugs with hydrocodone and Tylenol type drugs such as Lortab, Vicodin, etc. But I,ve never had one cause severe heartburn like this Norco does.
- By DianeR: I have been taking loratab 7.5 for several years with no problem and have been switched to the norco 7.5/325 and have been not feeling well is there a difference in ingredients/
Has anyone else experienced side effects while taking this? I actually feel like I am being poisoned. Is there an alternative out there?
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Scottso: Marijuana effect on oa pain
I have severe OA ( hips, knees replaced) cervical and lumbar spine require fusing both shoulders need replacing.This is Ortho doc talking not me. I get no relief from non-steroidal anti inflammatory or only short relief from steroid injections. oxicodine does work when pain is intollerable but Fear ...
- By vtway: Fibromyalgia & related health issues
Fibromyalgia dx after pregnancy of only child at 42/other dx followed and seem to be in conjunction. heart issues did not appear until after the use of fibro meds- cymbalta, lyrica, neurontin, and more. had 1 seizure believed to be related to seretonin syndrome/years and years of mistreatment by doc ...
- By Nikkiney.79: Living with chronic pain while battling with psychological disorders.
I have had back problems since 2004. I have been on pain management since 2007. A year ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Not only does fibromyalgia cause deep wide spread pain, it also makes me feel lethargic, fluish, and greatly effects my daily life. I also have some psychological conditions ...
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