Review: could Marijuana cause Kidney Stones?


Kidney stones is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Effexor Xr, and have High blood pressure . We study 1,812 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones and more.

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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,962 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 16,976 Kidney stones patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

1,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 11 people (0.61%) have Kidney Stones

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Kidney stones?

Time on Marijuana when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 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 Kidney Stones when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 22.22 %

Severity if Kidney Stones when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress (5 people)
  • Seborrhoeic Dermatitis (5 people)
  • Panic Disorder (5 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people)
  • Contraception (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (5 people)
  • Ketoconazole (5 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people)
  • Effexor Xr (5 people)
  • Nuvaring (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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