Review: could Marijuana cause Hypoglycemia?


Summary

Hypoglycemia is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Depression . We study 2,475 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Hypoglycemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypoglycemia and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,737 users)

Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, abdominal pain, pain in extremity (latest reports from 29,799 Hypoglycemia patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

2,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 22 people (0.89%) have Hypoglycemia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Hypoglycemia?

Time on Marijuana when people have Hypoglycemia *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 22.73 %
  • male: 77.27 %

Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 15 %
  • 10-19: 20 %
  • 20-29: 5 %
  • 30-39: 45 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 15 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Hypoglycemia when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Hypoglycemia **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (16 people, 72.73%)
  • Anxiety (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Hypertension (8 people, 36.36%)
  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 27.27%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (6 people, 27.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (12 people, 54.55%)
  • Vincristine + Adriamycin + Dexamethasone (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Synthroid (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Compazine (7 people, 31.82%)
  • Ativan (7 people, 31.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Lung Disorder (12 people, 54.55%)
  • Drug Abuse (9 people, 40.91%)
  • Sepsis (8 people, 36.36%)
  • Anaemia (8 people, 36.36%)
  • Pyrexia (7 people, 31.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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