Review: could Marijuana cause Suicidal Ideation?


Summary

Suicidal ideation is found among people who take Marijuana, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Breast cancer metastatic . We study 1,813 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Suicidal ideation. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicidal ideation and more.

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Marijuana

Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in drug abuse and dependence. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 2,060 users)

Suicidal Ideation

Suicidal ideation has been reported by people with suicide attempt, weakness, drowsiness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 47,556 Suicidal ideation patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

1,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 81 people (4.47%) have Suicidal Ideation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Suicidal ideation?

Time on Marijuana when people have Suicidal Ideation *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Suicidal Ideation when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 31.25 %
  • male: 68.75 %

Age of people who have Suicidal Ideation when taking Marijuana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 18.64 %
  • 20-29: 8.47 %
  • 30-39: 18.64 %
  • 40-49: 30.51 %
  • 50-59: 22.03 %
  • 60+: 1.69 %

Severity if Suicidal Ideation when taking Marijuana **:

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

How people recovered from Suicidal Ideation **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (22 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (22 people)
  • Anxiety (15 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (10 people)
  • Depression (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (32 people)
  • Ativan (32 people)
  • Zometa (30 people)
  • Singulair (29 people)
  • Ambien (28 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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