Review: could Marijuana cause Restless Leg Syndrome?


Summary

Restless leg syndrome is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Nausea . We study 1,579 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 1,767 users)

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, pathological gambling, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 16,562 Restless leg syndrome patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

1,579 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 8 people (0.51%) have Restless Leg Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Restless leg syndrome?

Time on Marijuana when people have Restless Leg Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 62.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Severity if Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Marijuana **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Restless Leg Syndrome **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people)
  • Nausea (5 people)
  • Mood Swings (4 people)
  • Insomnia (4 people)
  • Pain In Extremity (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (7 people)
  • Vicodin Es (5 people)
  • Remeron (5 people)
  • Klonopin (5 people)
  • Cocaine (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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