Review: could Marijuana cause Anorexia?


Summary

Anorexia is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Antihypertensive, and have Pain . We study 2,476 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Anorexia. Find out below who they are, when they have Anorexia and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,737 users)

Anorexia

Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight) has been reported by people with death, thrombocytopenia, hypotension, pneumonia, dehydration (latest reports from 30,806 Anorexia patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

2,476 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 6 people (0.24%) have Anorexia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Anorexia?

Time on Marijuana when people have Anorexia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anorexia when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Anorexia when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 33.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Anorexia when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Anorexia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Thrombosis (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Hypertension (3 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Fentanyl Transdermal System (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Antineoplastic (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Antihypertensive (3 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Vomiting (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Incoherent (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Gait Disturbance (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Cholelithiasis (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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