Review: could Marijuana cause Loose Bowel Movements?


Loose bowel movements is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ativan, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 1,812 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Loose bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose bowel movements 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)

Loose Bowel Movements

Loose bowel movements (weak bowel movement) has been reported by people with hypotension, rashes, constipation, drug ineffective, abdominal pain (latest reports from 159,869 Loose bowel movements patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

1,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 55 people (3.04%) have Loose Bowel Movements

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Loose bowel movements?

Time on Marijuana when people have Loose Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loose Bowel Movements when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 69.81 %
  • male: 30.19 %

Age of people who have Loose Bowel Movements when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 1.89 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.43 %
  • 30-39: 22.64 %
  • 40-49: 16.98 %
  • 50-59: 35.85 %
  • 60+: 13.21 %

Severity if Loose Bowel Movements when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Loose Bowel Movements **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 60 %
  • not yet: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (14 people)
  • Pain (10 people)
  • Granulocytopenia (9 people)
  • Depression (9 people)
  • Breast Cancer (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (20 people)
  • Zometa (17 people)
  • Radiation Therapy (15 people)
  • Metoclopramide (15 people)
  • Neurontin (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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