Review: could Marijuana cause Muscle Twitching?


Summary

Muscle twitching is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Abilify, and have Adjustment disorder with mixed anxiety and depressed mood . We study 1,812 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching 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 2,060 users)

Muscle Twitching

Muscle twitching has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, memory loss, weakness, insomnia, pneumonia (latest reports from 12,378 Muscle twitching patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

1,812 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 7 people (0.39%) have Muscle Twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Muscle twitching?

Time on Marijuana when people have Muscle Twitching *:

  • < 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 Muscle Twitching when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Marijuana *:

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

Severity if Muscle Twitching when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Muscle Twitching **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (2 people)
  • Decreased Appetite (2 people)
  • Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood (2 people)
  • Vomiting (1 person)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Abilify (3 people)
  • Escitalopram (2 people)
  • Depakote (2 people)
  • Betaseron (2 people)
  • Alcohol (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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