Friday, June 24, 2022

Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids

Side effects

  • Patients may suffer from certain short term side effects due to cannabinoids, namely dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, fatigue, sleepiness, euphoria, vomiting, among a few others.
  • Risk of addiction
  • Cases of chronic bronchitis have been recorded in patients who consume Cannabis regularly.
  • Long term use of Cannabis can be harmful to the development of the brain.
  • Cannabis hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) has been recorded in patients for frequent consumption of Cannabis.
  • Withdrawal syndrome (such as anxiety, craving, cases of irritability), after stopping the consumption of Cannabis can be seen.
  • Inhalation of Cannabis in certain cases may cause heart attack, strokes, disease of heart muscles, sudden cardiac death, and so on