Review: could Marijuana cause Muscle Weakness?


Summary

Muscle weakness is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Percocet, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 2,475 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 91 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness 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)

Muscle Weakness

Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 271,258 Muscle weakness patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

2,475 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 91 people (3.68%) have Muscle Weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Muscle weakness?

Time on Marijuana when people have Muscle Weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 44.44 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Weakness when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 54.55 %
  • male: 45.45 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.35 %
  • 20-29: 18.92 %
  • 30-39: 18.92 %
  • 40-49: 14.86 %
  • 50-59: 33.78 %
  • 60+: 12.16 %

Severity if Muscle Weakness when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Muscle Weakness **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (16 people, 17.58%)
  • Fibromyalgia (14 people, 15.38%)
  • Depression (14 people, 15.38%)
  • Pain (13 people, 14.29%)
  • Granulocytopenia (9 people, 9.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Percocet (18 people, 19.78%)
  • Neurontin (17 people, 18.68%)
  • Ativan (17 people, 18.68%)
  • Zometa (16 people, 17.58%)
  • Cymbalta (15 people, 16.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (37 people, 40.66%)
  • Anxiety (29 people, 31.87%)
  • Pain In Extremity (25 people, 27.47%)
  • Headache (23 people, 25.27%)
  • Depression (23 people, 25.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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