Review: could Marijuana cause Cardiac Arrest?


Summary

Cardiac arrest is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alprazolam, and have Contraception . We study 2,475 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 139 have Cardiac arrest. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiac arrest 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 2,735 users)

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, confusional state, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 61,429 Cardiac arrest patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

2,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 139 people (5.62%) have Cardiac Arrest


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Cardiac arrest?

Time on Marijuana when people have Cardiac Arrest *:

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

Gender of people who have Cardiac Arrest when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 45.99 %
  • male: 54.01 %

Age of people who have Cardiac Arrest when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 21.05 %
  • 20-29: 36.84 %
  • 30-39: 23.31 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 3.76 %
  • 60+: 0.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (4 people, 2.88%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people, 2.16%)
  • Migraine (2 people, 1.44%)
  • Depression (2 people, 1.44%)
  • Anxiety (2 people, 1.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Alprazolam (42 people, 30.22%)
  • Cocaine (39 people, 28.06%)
  • Clonazepam (22 people, 15.83%)
  • Benzodiazepine (18 people, 12.95%)
  • Morphine (16 people, 11.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Respiratory Arrest (118 people, 84.89%)
  • Completed Suicide (35 people, 25.18%)
  • Drug Abuse (28 people, 20.14%)
  • Poisoning (24 people, 17.27%)
  • Toxicity To Various Agents (23 people, 16.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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