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Review: could Marijuana cause Heart palpitations?

Summary: Heart palpitations is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 1,085 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 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 stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 1,384 Marijuana users)

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain. (latest reports from 52,126 Heart palpitations patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 1,085 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 18 people (1.66%) have Heart Palpitations.

Trend of Heart palpitations in Marijuana reports

Time on Marijuana when people have Heart palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%0.00%40.00%

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

FemaleMale
Heart palpitations50.00%50.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart palpitations0.00%0.00%5.56%11.11%16.67%27.78%38.89%0.00%

Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Marijuana ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart palpitations0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heart palpitations20.00%20.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 27.78%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 16.67%)
  3. Anxiety (3 people, 16.67%)
  4. Contraception (2 people, 11.11%)
  5. Premenstrual syndrome (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (6 people, 33.33%)
  2. Simvastatin (5 people, 27.78%)
  3. Furosemide (5 people, 27.78%)
  4. Acetaminophen and oxycodone hcl (5 people, 27.78%)
  5. Perindopril erbumine (5 people, 27.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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