Kansas City, MO
A 20-year-old male asked:
im on prednisone and hydroxyzine pamoate for poison ivy on my face. would it be alright to use cannabis while on these medications?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Cannabis: Given the multiple drug interactions it is not recommended that you use cannabis during this time . Hope that helps.
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Dermatology 57 years experience
Stop hydroxyzine: This antihistamine is a strong tranquilizer. It will do nothing for poison ivy and will make you sleepy. Do not use except at bedtime. Prednisone should be very effective at 20 to 50 mg as a single am dose alternate days for 3 doses. Ok to use water. Cool water will feel good. When you lie flat the swelling is worse, swelling subsides when you are vertical. Hydrocortisone cream or Protopic ointmen.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2016
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