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Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more


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What are the effects of the use of marijuana while taking accutane, I know your gonna say not to but I want to know the physical effects?

What are the effects of the use of marijuana while taking accutane, I know your gonna say not to but I want to know the physical effects?

No, you're fine: It'll make you giggle, gag and choke like it does everybody else. There's been no special problems reported either with acne or isotretinoin. You may have a bit of squamous metaplasia of your airways so you make choke on your toke a bit more than in the past. Drink plenty of fluids. I'm really glad your acne's being treated. Don't spend to much time being goofy & enjoy your new good health. ...Read more

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Is smoking marijuana bad while on accutane? How about drinking alcohol?

Is smoking marijuana bad while on accutane? How about drinking alcohol?

Don't do it: When you started up on accutane, you probably made a promise not to drink alcohol while you're taking it, to be good to your liver. You'd do well to keep this promise. Congratulations on your courage to take this medicine and clear your acne. It's a brave start to a new life. Why go into it goofy from smoking "weed" -- even if it's legal where you live? ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while on acutane. Also during acutane will I be drug tested?

Can I smoke marijuana while on acutane. Also during acutane will I be drug tested?

No: A young person can become dependent on marijuana. Drug dependence is the body's physical need, or addiction, to a particular substance, in order for the person to feel like she is functioning normally. Over time, drug dependence leads to physical harm in the user's brain and body, to behavior problems, and to association with people who also use undesirable substances. ...Read more

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How bad is marijuana?

Addiction= disease: Marijuana is not bad. Using marijuana may be harmful. Disease is not a moral problem. Neither the addict or the drug is bad. ...Read more

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What would happen if i did marijuana while on medication?

What would happen if i did marijuana while on medication?

Medications?: What r ur medications? The info u r giving is 2 vague 2 know what would happen, u probably mean if it would b safe "doing" mj while on meds. Ur location state is md where mj is not legal. If u "do" mj u take 2 risks 1/ ur mental health w/an unexpected "bad trip": high anxiety w/paranoïd ideation & derealization or psychosis outbreak (brief or not) 2/ legal trouble. B safe & save ur $ 2. Thx. ...Read more

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What's the significance of marijuana?

What's the significance of marijuana?

Using it, right?: Mj has been linked to a 3-fold increase in schizophrenia. It's use has been linked to decreased brain function, & linked to shrinkage of the thalamus, an important brain structure that controls or modulates neural activity. All in all, a wolf in sheep's clothing. In many cases it is definitely a gateway drug introducing acceptance to other drug experimentation & possibly addictions. It's illegal. ...Read more

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How dangerous is marijuana?

Somewhat to very: Marijuana is no longer the mellow 70s drug that it is frequently referenced as. Growers have bred it to be many times as potent and sellers even lace it with other chemicals (bleach, formaldehyde, cocaine) to enhance the experience. ...Read more

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Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


Ganja (Definition)

Ganja is also known as Marijuana. Ganja is a Sanskrit word ...Read more