Review: could Marijuana cause High Blood Sugar?


High blood sugar is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 2,590 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,851 users)

High Blood Sugar

High blood sugar has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,063 High blood sugar patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

2,590 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 12 people (0.46%) have High Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause High blood sugar?

Time on Marijuana when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 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 High Blood Sugar when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 25.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 8.33 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Schizophrenia (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (3 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Risperdal (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Zyprexa (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Trazodone Hcl (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Gabapentin (4 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Lethargy (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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