Review: could Marijuana cause Muscle weakness (Weakness)?
Summary: Muscle weakness is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Neurontin, and have Fibromyalgia.
We study 1,085 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Muscle weakness. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle weakness and more.
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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 1,384 Marijuana users)
Muscle weakness (a lack of muscle strength) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 182,230 Muscle weakness patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 1,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 49 people (4.57%) have Muscle Weakness.
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||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||25.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana * :
|Muscle weakness||58.00%||42.00% |
Age of people who have Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana * :
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||26.09%||21.74%||13.04%||34.78%||4.35% |
Severity of Muscle weakness when taking Marijuana ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle weakness||0.00%||44.44%||33.33%||22.22% |
How people recovered from Muscle weakness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle weakness||33.33%||16.67%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Fibromyalgia (14 people, 28.57%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 18.37%)
- Granulocytopenia (9 people, 18.37%)
- Pain (8 people, 16.33%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (7 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (13 people, 26.53%)
- Cytoxan (13 people, 26.53%)
- Lasix (13 people, 26.53%)
- Cymbalta (12 people, 24.49%)
- Zometa (11 people, 22.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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anonymousXuka on Aug, 16, 2014:
Have you ever had a fall or injure to the head? (I never had it) but I can relate to you. Because I had a dog that gave birth to these 5 puppies. One of the puppies that I gave away later had continues epilepsy. I later found out that the dog's owner abuse her a lot (hitting in the head.) But none of other 5 or the mom or dad had it (I own the mom & dad). The owner ended up giving the dog away to get killed. I had to go the shelter to take the dog back. One thing I noticed that the dog would get seizure whenever she heard loud noises (like my mom yelling) couple hours prior that. May be you could try to figure out if there was any pattern that could help you to prevent the seizures from happening. Some people think it's silly but one thing helps me going through difficult times is to focus on the positives by listening to the audio "The Secret" & "The Power" from Rhonda Burne. I hope you can get cured soon; miracles do happen. I wish you all the best.
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Not sure what state you live in, but medical grade cannibas works well on seizures. It's Given people their life back.
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