Marijuana and Narcolepsy - from FDA reports


Narcolepsy is reported only by a few people who take Marijuana. We study 2,440 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA. Among them, 1 have Narcolepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcolepsy and more.

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On May, 01, 2017

2,440 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 1 person (0.04%) has Narcolepsy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Narcolepsy?

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cataplexy (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Nuvigil (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Novolog (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Aleve (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Memory Loss (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Narcolepsy when taking Marijuana?


Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 3,098 users)


Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally) has been reported by people with narcolepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, cataplexy (latest reports from 34,395 Narcolepsy patients).

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