What are the side effects of Medical Cannabis?

The known side effects from medicinal cannabis treatment include, but are not limited to:

  • Fatigue
  • Sedation
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Decreased or increased appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Diarrhoea

Products high in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been associated with feeling ‘high’ or feeling dissatisfied, depression, confusion, hallucinations, paranoid delusions, psychosis, and cognitive distortion (having thoughts that are not true).

Medicinal cannabis side effects are commonly dose-dependent, so it’s important to follow the dosing recommendations.

Medicinal cannabis should only be used under medical advice because it may interact with other medicines or cause side effects.

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