Review: could Marijuana cause Hypertension?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 981 people who take Marijuana. Among them, 33 have Hypertension. See who they are, when they have Hypertension and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,259 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Marijuana include stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,141,300 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 904 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 33 people (3.65%) have Hypertension.
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Severity of Hypertension when taking Marijuana ** :
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How people recovered from Hypertension ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (8 people, 24.24%)
- Breast cancer (7 people, 21.21%)
- Fibromyalgia (7 people, 21.21%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 21.21%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 21.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fluconazole (16 people, 48.48%)
- Neurontin (16 people, 48.48%)
- Vicodin (16 people, 48.48%)
- Ativan (14 people, 42.42%)
- Percocet (14 people, 42.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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