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Will marijuana interfere with my amoxicillin?

Will marijuana interfere with my amoxicillin?

No: Unless it makes you loopy and you forget to take it. You are smart for writing HealthTap and I am not worried about you. Use it wisely if at all. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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I am taking amoxicillin 500mg cap sandoz, can I still smoke marijuana?

I am taking amoxicillin 500mg cap sandoz, can I still smoke marijuana?

No: Mj is illegal and dangerous. Using it is never acceptable whether or not you're using Amoxicillin or doxycycline. ...Read more

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I'm on amoxicillin for a sinus infection. Will smoking marijuana interfere with the antibiotics?

I'm on amoxicillin for a sinus infection. Will smoking marijuana interfere with the antibiotics?

It is not: It is never ok to take any illicit substances with your prescribed medications. ...Read more

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Please no lectures.. I am an activist for cannabis.. I just want to know if it will cause a bad reaction if I use it whilst on amoxicillin... Thanks ?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Please no lectures.. I am an activist for cannabis.. I just want to know if it will cause a bad reaction if I use it whilst on amoxicillin... Thanks ?

Cannabis/Amoxillin: No direct interaction, unless the antibiotic is used for treating respiratory infection, then smoking can interfere with that. ...Read more

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What are the effects of marijuana?

What are the effects of marijuana?

Many bad ones: Mj impacts the efficiency of cognitive neurons in the frontal lobes taking away logic and judgment. This occurs during acute intoxication and chronically. If you haven't used this dangerous drug, then don't start. Mj use has been connected to increased risk for schizophrenia in many studies. Hanging out with friends who use is a mistake. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts on medicinal marijuana?

What are your thoughts on medicinal marijuana?

Need a standard : Prop 215 legalized mmj in ca. The problem with it is it unscientifically listed numerous diseases & symptoms a dr can recommended it for. Allowing drs to prescribe it is fine. But approving it for a myriad of diseases with no scientific basis created a huge problem. Now there are more dispensaries than 7-11s. An 18 year old can get mmj for insomnia in lieu of sleep hygiene education from his gp! ...Read more

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What happens if someone smokes tainted marijuana?

What happens if someone smokes tainted marijuana?

Tainted With What?: The answer depends very much on what might be mixed with the marijuana. The possibilities are varied with many possible negative effects, including moodiness, agitation, sedation, and possible psychotic symptoms. ...Read more

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Side-effects of marijuana?

Many: Mj is not safe and has many side effects including; dry mouth (cotton mouth), wt gain, sedation, poor judgement, inappropriate affects, panic attacks, paranoia, anxiety, loss of drive, depression and hallucinations (mostly distortions of touch and time). On withdrawal is insomnia, irritability and anxiety. ...Read more

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How addictive is marijuana?

How addictive is marijuana?

Depends: An addiction is a brain disease. It causes a person to engage in behaviors which may lead to dire consequences. The person knows that but engages in the behavior anyway, because they are addicted. It is all about the consequences. Is a person missing work or school or spending too much money or getting in trouble with the law? Cannabis use can lead to addiction, especially with regular use. ...Read more

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Sick after smoking marijuana?

Sick after smoking marijuana?

Marijuana: Marijuana can make you sick from toxins absorbed( smoke), oxygen deprivation, or other over-indulgances combined with smoking. ...Read more

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Can marijuana give u a high anf?

Can marijuana give u a high anf?

???: I don't understand your question. Please resubmit with more detail. ...Read more

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Can you be allergic to marijuana?

Can you be allergic to marijuana?

Yes: It is possible to have an allergy to one of the components of cannabis. ...Read more

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Does marijuana smoke hurt babies?

Does marijuana smoke hurt babies?

Many issues: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.Long them head growth in baby is impaired but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. ...Read more

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How does marijuana affect memory?

How does marijuana affect memory?

Very bad: Marijuana can cause symptoms similar t schizophrenia , which is the worst mh diagnoses., you should avoid it. ...Read more

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Does marijuana affect iron levels ?

No: Unless you get the munchies for iron containing vitamins. ...Read more

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Can marijuana increase cholesterol?

No: Cannibus may lead to what is referred to as "the munchies." depending on how you deal with an increase in appetite, you could possibly be consuming foods that would increase you cholesterol.....But marijuana itself would not do that if inhaled. Some people prefer to extract thc from marijuana and infuse it into baked goods, oils, or butters. This could raise cholesterol indirectly. ...Read more

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Is marijuana safer than tobacco smoke?

Is marijuana safer than tobacco smoke?

Depends: Any form of smoking may produce benzene derivatives, which are cacerogens. However, there are studies which estimate that cannabis smokers have less incidence of lung cancer than both cigarette smokers and non-smokers. My advice would be not to smoke, period. If you use cannabis as a legal treatment, there are other formulations available besides smoking; sativex, marinol, etc. ...Read more

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Can marijuana treat gilberts syndrome?

Can marijuana treat gilberts syndrome?

No: Gilbert condition is NOT a disease and needs no treatment. Marijuana is an unpurified plant material, each batch having unknown differences from other batches, each dose having many different compounds, affecting various parts of the body in both known and unknown ways, with harmful effects to some parts of one's mind and body... and thus is not like a purified modern medicine. Never smoke things! ...Read more

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How does marijuana affect your driving?

Impairs it: Marijuana impairs judgement and thus makes driving dangerous. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of marijuana?

What are the side effects of marijuana?

Psychosis: It appears that marijuana can lead to the first outbreak of schizophrenia in people genetically predisposed to this illness. It also damages lungs in the way similar to tobacco. ...Read more

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What does marijuana do to your judgment?

What does marijuana do to your judgment?

Impairs it: Marijuana impairs judgement when you are under the influence and after heavy use can cause permenant alterations in judgement and behavior. ...Read more

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Is it true that marijuana cures glaucoma?

No: There is no known cure for glaucoma. Glaucoma requires careful monitoring and proper management when present. ...Read more

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Why are marijuana smokers not overweight?

Why are marijuana smokers not overweight?

Many are overweight: Two research studies that made the news in 2011 found 14%-17% of marijuana users (3 or more times/week) were obese. Presumably, many other mj users were overweight but not obese. Their findings in people who did not use mj showed 22%-25% of non-users were obese. Perhaps people who tend to become mj users are less obese to start with, or maybe mj users use mj instead of food to soothe their stress. ...Read more

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What does smoking marijuana do to memory?

What does smoking marijuana do to memory?

Depends: Most studies show that cannabis use can have negative effects on cognition, including memory, if it is used by teenagers and young adults and if it is used a lot. However these effects are not present if marijuana is used occasionally and if it is started in adulthood. ...Read more

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Can I get medical marijuana anywhere yet?

Can I get medical marijuana anywhere yet?

17 states and DC: There are 17 U.S. States that have legalized medical marijuana. You can look the list easily on google.Com on the internet. There are rules that must be followed and they vary by state. ...Read more

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Marijuana vs. Cigarettes, which is worse?

Depends on what you: Are asking about. Cigarettes are more likely to cause cardiovascular issues and lung cancer, where as marijuana is more likely to affect physchosocially. That being said, an unfiltered joint can cause as much damage as 20 cigarettes to upper airway mucosa. I would recommend not smoking either. ...Read more

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Any benefits of smoking marijuana? Thanks

See below : Of course there are. There are benefits to all drugs, otherwise we would not use them. The question is whether the benefits outweigh the negatives. ...Read more

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Tx for gastroparesis caused by marijuana?

Modify diet, meds: Don't smoke marijuana. Drink water throughout your meals. Sometimes eating smaller meals of soft, low fiber and low fat foods can help. You can try mild exercise after eating. You may need a medicine like Reglan (metoclopramide) to help stimulate stomach contractions. If the gastroparesis is severe, then you may need to have a feeding tube to your intestine or electric gastric stimulator implanted. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

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


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