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Review: could Marijuana cause Muscle weakness?

Summary: Muscle weakness could be caused by Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Lasix, and have Fibromyalgia.

We study 992 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.

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On Apr, 15, 2014: 992 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 46 people (4.64%) have Muscle Weakness. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,323,751 people who have Muscle Weakness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle weakness in Marijuana reports

Time on Marijuana when people have Muscle weakness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle weakness16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%0.00%66.67%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle weakness57.45%42.55%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle weakness0.00%0.00%0.00%25.58%23.26%13.95%34.88%2.33%

Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle weakness0.00%50.00%33.33%16.67%

How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Muscle weakness0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Fibromyalgia (13 people, 28.26%)
  2. Breast cancer (9 people, 19.57%)
  3. Granulocytopenia (9 people, 19.57%)
  4. Pain (7 people, 15.22%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 15.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (13 people, 28.26%)
  2. Neurontin (13 people, 28.26%)
  3. Cytoxan (13 people, 28.26%)
  4. Cymbalta (12 people, 26.09%)
  5. Zometa (11 people, 23.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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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  • From this study (1 month 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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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • episodes of extreme weakness and fatigue accompanied by uncontrollable sweating despite feeling cold. Can be controlled by quick carbohydrate consumption.

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