Review: could Marijuana cause Migraines?


Summary

Migraines is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Ativan, and have Fibromyalgia . We study 2,475 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Migraines. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraines 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)

Migraines

Migraines has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, migraine, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 74,818 Migraines patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

2,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 28 people (1.13%) have Migraines


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Migraines?

Time on Marijuana when people have Migraines *:

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

Gender of people who have Migraines when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 92.59 %
  • male: 7.41 %

Age of people who have Migraines when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.17 %
  • 20-29: 4.17 %
  • 30-39: 20.83 %
  • 40-49: 29.17 %
  • 50-59: 41.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fibromyalgia (10 people, 35.71%)
  • Granulocytopenia (9 people, 32.14%)
  • Breast Cancer (9 people, 32.14%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 21.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Percocet (10 people, 35.71%)
  • Oxycontin (10 people, 35.71%)
  • Effexor Xr (10 people, 35.71%)
  • Ativan (10 people, 35.71%)
  • Flexeril (9 people, 32.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (18 people, 64.29%)
  • Insomnia (17 people, 60.71%)
  • Headache (16 people, 57.14%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (15 people, 53.57%)
  • Pain In Extremity (14 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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