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can I smoke marijuana before an angiogram

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What for?: It is never safe to smoke weed. It would be prudent to avoid this drug. Just because it is legal does not make it safe!
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Shouldn't affect BUT: If you're having an angiogram & > 40 years old my guess is a doctor thinks you may've an obstruction of a blood vessel, perhaps your neck, perh ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not clinically: indicated for ultrasound test. It may not affect the test result but may impair ability to drive safely by decreasing response time
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Won't interfere: Marijuana is not known to interfere with having an ultrasound. However, if the ultrasound is related to being pregnant, I advise not using marijuana w ... Read More
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Dr. David Leszkowitz
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Probable: Smoking should not change the drug levels/metabolite etc
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
THC and antibiotic: Simply put yes you can. However smoking THC is not a good idea.
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Reason: 1. Smoking recreational marijuana is illegal unless you live in Colorado & Washington state. 2. If you use marijuana for medicinal purpos ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Bad idea: Smoking (inhaling smoke, which is full of lung irritants and cancer-causing chemicals) of any kind is unhealthy and bad for patients. There is rarely ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is important that you observe a healthy lifestyle prior to undergoing surgery. Marijuana may affect your respiratory status as well as your toleran ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Psychoactive drug: Smoking a seed will not matter. However, smoking weed is affecting your brain. Rather than self medicating with weed, you should consult a behavioral ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Drug interaction: there is not enough data at this point to say whether or not the HPV shot would be affected by marijuana, but I would not expect there to be negative ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Best avoid smoking: The effects of marijuana on the immune system are not fully known- smoking on occasion probably does not have a significant effect on immune function. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Sorry: But I am not going to be very helpful. My suggestion is that you discuss this with the doc who prescribed you the drug before you make this move. No ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No known problems: Esomeprazole and cannabis do not have any interactions that I am aware of. However, if you smoke cigarettes, it is a major contributer to gastroesoph ... Read More

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