Review: could Marijuana cause Heart Palpitations?


Summary

Heart palpitations is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Anxiety . We study 1,579 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,767 users)

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with hand-foot-and-mouth disease, breathing difficulty, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 50,658 Heart palpitations patients).

On Jul, 18, 2016

1,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 25 people (1.58%) have Heart Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Marijuana when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 71.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 54.17 %
  • male: 45.83 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.17 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (3 people)
  • Asthma (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (6 people)
  • Valium (5 people)
  • Simvastatin (5 people)
  • Furosemide (5 people)
  • Acetaminophen And Oxycodone Hcl (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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