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Review: could Marijuana cause Difficulty breathing (Breathing difficulty)?

Summary: Difficulty breathing is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Potassium, and have Fibromyalgia.

We study 1,072 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Difficulty breathing. Find out below who they are, when they have Difficulty breathing and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 1,372 Marijuana users)

Difficulty breathing

Difficulty breathing has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,355 Difficulty breathing patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 1,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 46 people (4.34%) have Difficulty Breathing.

Trend of Difficulty breathing in Marijuana reports

Time on Marijuana when people have Difficulty breathing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Difficulty breathing28.57%14.29%0.00%28.57%14.29%0.00%14.29%

Gender of people who have Difficulty breathing when taking Marijuana * :

FemaleMale
Difficulty breathing68.75%31.25%

Age of people who have Difficulty breathing when taking Marijuana * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Difficulty breathing0.00%0.00%0.00%28.26%41.30%10.87%17.39%2.17%

Severity of Difficulty breathing when taking Marijuana ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Difficulty breathing20.00%60.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Difficulty breathing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Difficulty breathing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (9 people, 19.57%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (7 people, 15.22%)
  3. Contraception (6 people, 13.04%)
  4. Hypertension (6 people, 13.04%)
  5. Depression (6 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Potassium (8 people, 17.39%)
  2. Alprazolam (7 people, 15.22%)
  3. Lyrica (7 people, 15.22%)
  4. Neurontin (7 people, 15.22%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (7 people, 15.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    This patient was diagnosed with migraine headaches in 1986 and has been on propranolol 80mg ever since - 28 years. Interestingly, 1986 was around the time Inderal lost its patent and propranolol became generic.

    The patient served in the army from 1972-1976 during the vietnam war. She has a history of mental health issues (not sure what) and anxiety. I feel she has been "labeled" and current episodes of "panic attacks" are answered with benzodiazapines and she is sent on her way.

    During my first look into propranolol, the very first page said, "Check with your doctor immediately if you have any of the following side effects:
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    This caught my attention. I then started probing deeper and found an article written by Dr. Noreen Kassem titled "The Long Term Side Effects of Propranolol." In the article she wrote, "...propranolol and other beta blockers can also worsen breathing disorders, such as emphysema and asthma, because they constrict the air passageways of the lungs and can cause fluid build-up in the lungs. This can result in shortness of breath, difficulty breathing and chest tightness in patients who are on propranolol for long periods of time, or who have respiratory disorders."

    I tried to find Dr. Kassem to no avail. I wanted to know exactly where she got this information. I would like to find some primary literature on this topic but haven't had any luck. I need proof, because as of right now I'm a student being told that "she has been on this agent for 28 years, I doubt it's bothering her now." I'm not buying it and I think something is here.

    -61 year olf lifelone smoker with almost guaranteed declining lung function
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    I think the propranolol, while not the cause of these problems, is certainly exacerbating them. Does anyone have proof of this happening; peer reviewed articles, anything. My rotation is done in 2 weeks and I know no one will ever look into this again after I'm gone.

    ps... forgive any typos

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