Marijuana and Kidney failure - from FDA reports


Kidney failure is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Atenolol, and have Hypercalcaemia. This review analyzes which people have Kidney failure with Marijuana. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,440 people who have side effects when taking Marijuana from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

2,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 10 people (0.41%) have Kidney Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Kidney failure?

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 55.56 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypercalcaemia (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Pain (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Crohn's Disease (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Diarrhea (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Diazepam (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Dexamethasone (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Atenolol (6 people, 60.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Injury (8 people, 80.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Pain (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Anhedonia (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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