Review: could Marijuana cause Muscle weakness?
We study 1,028 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Marijuana (latest outcomes from 1,318 users) has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) (latest reports from 1,330,038 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 1,028 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 46 people (4.47%) have Muscle Weakness. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,330,391 people who have Muscle Weakness on eHealthMe.
Time on Marijuana when people have Muscle weakness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle weakness||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||66.67% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana * :
|Muscle weakness||57.45%||42.55% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.58%||23.26%||13.95%||34.88%||2.33% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||50.00%||33.33%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (13 people, 28.26%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 19.57%)
- Granulocytopenia (9 people, 19.57%)
- Pain (7 people, 15.22%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 15.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (13 people, 28.26%)
- Cytoxan (13 people, 28.26%)
- Lasix (13 people, 28.26%)
- Cymbalta (12 people, 26.09%)
- Percocet (11 people, 23.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (5 months ago):
Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
From this study (5 months ago):
Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist, all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
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