Review: could Marijuana cause Grand Mal Seizure?


Summary

Grand mal seizure is reported only by a few people who take Marijuana. We study 1,812 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Grand mal seizure. Find out below who they are, when they have Grand mal seizure and more.

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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,962 users)

Grand Mal Seizure

Grand mal seizure (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain) has been reported by people with rashes, speech impairment (adult), drowsiness, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 688 Grand mal seizure patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

1,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 2 people (0.11%) have Grand Mal Seizure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Grand mal seizure?

Time on Marijuana when people have Grand Mal Seizure *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 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: 100 %

Gender of people who have Grand Mal Seizure when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Grand Mal Seizure when taking Marijuana *:

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

Severity if Grand Mal Seizure when taking Marijuana **:

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

How people recovered from Grand Mal Seizure **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (8 people)
  • Chronic Pain (8 people)
  • Schizophrenia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (8 people)
  • Keppra Xr (8 people)
  • Thorazine (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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