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A 19-year-old female asked:

Im about to start hydroxyzine medication for eczema. but i smoke marijuana daily. are there any dangers i should be concerned about?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Sounds toxic.: Toxic means unsafe, or really unsafe. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing and manufacturing of that material (regardless of whether it is tobacco, marijuana, or any other plant) is bad for the body. Just think about it. Who would intentionally start something burning and inhale the stuff over and over and over?
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Probably in theory is not a problem
Mar 26, 2018
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
But your risk of smoking marijuana and the danger of smoking
Mar 26, 2018
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Find a betterDr: Hydroxyzine is NOT useful for eczema. It is sedating. It will reduce itch only to the extent that it makes you sleepy and dulls your mind. Do not drive if you take it!!!! We have good treatments for eczema. Antihistamines are not legitimate therapies for eczema.Hydroxyzine is much more dangerous than MJ.

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