Marijuana and Shingles - from FDA reports


Summary

Shingles is reported only by a few people who take Marijuana. We study 2,209 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Shingles. Find out below who they are, when they have Shingles and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,860 users)

Shingles

Shingles (a painful, contagious rash caused by the chickenpox virus) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, crohn's disease (latest reports from 36,827 Shingles patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

2,209 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 3 people (0.14%) have Shingles


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Shingles?

Gender of people who have Shingles when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Shingles when taking Marijuana *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (3 people, 100.00%)
  • Humira (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Morphine (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Lisinopril (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Actiq (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Injection Site Rash (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Fungal Skin Infection (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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