Review: could Marijuana cause Shingles (Herpes zoster)?
Summary: Shingles is reported only by a few people who take Marijuana.
We study 1,072 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.
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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 1,372 Marijuana users)
Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 22,689 Shingles patients)
On Jan, 13, 2015: 1,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana. Among them, 1 people (0.09%) has Shingles.
Time on Marijuana when people have Shingles * :
Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Marijuana * :
Age of people who have Shingles when taking Marijuana * :
Severity of Shingles when taking Marijuana ** :
How people recovered from Shingles ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Ankylosing spondylitis (1 people, 100.00%)
- Herpes virus infection (1 people, 100.00%)
- Pain (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (1 people, 100.00%)
- Actiq (1 people, 100.00%)
- Zinc (1 people, 100.00%)
- Zetia (1 people, 100.00%)
- Multi-vitamin (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I'm a heavy marijuana smoker, can smoke from 3 up to 7 regular sized joints per day. My thinking is way too fast, weed helps me to relax. Sometimes I use ritalin and a little marijuana combined (one or two tokes).
devar5 on Dec, 16, 2014:
5mg mph, and a few hits off a joint and I go from functioning at around 60%(my baseline), right up to what feels like 100%, no anxiety, no worries. I can plan, my behavior is no longer dictated by my emotions. It's nothing short of incredible. My DX is C-PTSD (scored a 10 on the ACE).
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