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Is it safe to take HCTZ, Bayer aspirin and marijuana in the form of chocolate chip?

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Hello, Is it safe to take 25 mg of HCTZ, 81 mg. of Bayer aspirin, and 5.0 grams of marijuana in the form of chocolate chip cookie (edible) not smoked? Thank you
Posted Wed, 22 Jan 2014 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
 
 
Answered by Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar 14 minutes later
Brief Answer: No documented interactions Detailed Answer: Dear patient, Thanks for the query. No documented medication interactions have been reported between aspirin, hCTZ and THC, the main active component of cannabis. Nevertheless, one has to take into consideration that marihuana can increase blood pressure and heart rate, particularly at high doses. Hope this helps wish you the best, Dr Brenes-Salazar MD Mayo Clinic MN Cardiology
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Follow-up: Is it safe to take HCTZ, Bayer aspirin and marijuana in the form of chocolate chip? 9 hours later
Hello, I meant to state 0.50 not 5.0 grams of cannibis . Does that make any difference? Thanks, XXXXXXX XXXX
 
 
Answered by Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar 30 minutes later
Brief Answer: Probably not for interaction Detailed Answer: Dear XXXXXXX There is no significant interaction with that dose, or perhaps at all, with the cannabis. Again, though, pot can certainly increase heart rate and blood pressure transiently. Yours truly, Dr Brenes-Salazar Mayo Clinic MN
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