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A 38-year-old member asked:

could there be an adverse reaction if i smoke marijuana while on headache medication?

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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Child Psychiatry 22 years experience
Yes: Unless you grew and harvested the marijuana yourself, you don't even know what's really in the stuff. It's quite common for marijuana to be adulterated with other substances. Certainly marijuana can worsen the headache. It's possible the marijuana use is triggering, or at least worsening, the headache in the first place.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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