Review: could Marijuana cause Restless leg syndrome?
Summary: Restless leg syndrome could be caused by Marijuana, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Omeprazole, and have Nausea.
We study 992 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.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 8 people (0.80%) have Restless Leg Syndrome. They amount to 0.01% of all the 67,322 people who have Restless Leg Syndrome on eHealthMe.
Time on Marijuana when people have Restless leg syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Marijuana * :
|Restless leg syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Restless leg syndrome when taking Marijuana * :
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.50%||62.50%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
Severity of Restless leg syndrome when taking Marijuana ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless leg syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless leg syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nausea (5 people, 62.50%)
- Pain (5 people, 62.50%)
- Insomnia (4 people, 50.00%)
- Mood swings (4 people, 50.00%)
- Multiple sclerosis relapse (2 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (7 people, 87.50%)
- Klonopin (5 people, 62.50%)
- Cocaine (5 people, 62.50%)
- Propranolol (5 people, 62.50%)
- Vicodin es (5 people, 62.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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