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  • Writer's pictureMike Rothman

Drug Interactions: Cannabis and Prescription Medications

Updated: May 28


Introduction

With the growing use of medicinal cannabis, understanding its interactions with prescription medications is crucial. This blog discusses potential interactions and safety considerations.


Mechanisms of Interaction

Explaining how cannabis might interact with common medications such as blood thinners, antidepressants, and painkillers, affecting their efficacy and safety.


Guidelines for Safe Use

Offering advice on consulting healthcare providers and monitoring for any signs of adverse interactions when combining cannabis with other medications.


Conclusion

Patients must be well-informed and cautious, making educated decisions with their healthcare providers to ensure safe use of cannabis alongside other medications.

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