Using cannabis and opioids for pain increases mental health issues
9 days ago - By News Medical
Opioid misuse has become a significant public health problem. Despite efforts to control its use, opioid is still the most widely prescribed class of medicines. Now, a new study shows that when adults mix prescription opioids for pain with marijuana or cannabis, they report higher rates of anxiety and depression symptoms.
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Adults Who Use Cannabis With Opioids Reports Anxiety, Depression More
9 days ago - By Medindia Health
Adults found to have more mental health issues like depression, anxiety if they use prescribed opioids along with cannabis or marijuana compared to opioid users alone.
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