Review: could Marijuana cause Mental Retardation?


Summary

Mental retardation is reported only by a few people who take Marijuana. We study 1,523 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Mental retardation. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental retardation and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,750 users)

Mental Retardation

Mental retardation (problems with learning and developing) has been reported by people with hypothermia, urinary tract infection, pancreatic cyst, movement - uncontrolled or slow, hepatic steatosis (latest reports from 358 Mental retardation patients).

On Jul, 28, 2016

1,523 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 1 person (0.07%) has Mental Retardation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Mental retardation?

Time on Marijuana when people have Mental Retardation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mental Retardation when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Mental Retardation when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 100 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Abilify (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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