Marijuana and Narcolepsy - from FDA reports


Narcolepsy is reported only by a few people who take Marijuana. We study 2,634 people who have side effects while taking Marijuana from FDA. Among them, 1 have Narcolepsy. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcolepsy and more.

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On Dec, 01, 2017

2,634 people reported to have side effects when taking Marijuana.
Among them, 1 person (0.04%) has Narcolepsy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Marijuana cause Narcolepsy?

Gender of people who have Narcolepsy when taking Marijuana *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cataplexy (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Oxycodone And Acetaminophen (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Nuvigil (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Novolog (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Aleve (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Memory Loss (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Marijuana has active ingredients of marijuana. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Marijuana 3,295 users)


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