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Review: could Marijuana cause Headache?

Summary: Headache could be caused by Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Tysabri, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 992 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,277 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,202,511 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 66 people (6.59%) have Headache. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,200,895 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.

Trend of Headache in Marijuana reports

Time on Marijuana when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache20.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Marijuana * :

FemaleMale
Headache66.36%33.64%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Marijuana * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%1.85%4.63%20.37%53.70%18.52%0.93%

Severity of Headache when taking Marijuana ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache0.00%40.00%40.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (52 people, 78.79%)
  2. Back pain (49 people, 74.24%)
  3. Spinal column stenosis (48 people, 72.73%)
  4. Foot fracture (48 people, 72.73%)
  5. Neck pain (48 people, 72.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tysabri (48 people, 72.73%)
  2. Neurontin (18 people, 27.27%)
  3. Percocet (17 people, 25.76%)
  4. Zometa (16 people, 24.24%)
  5. Ativan (15 people, 22.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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