Arizona Medical Marijuana

Poison and Drug
Information Center

1-800-222-1222

 

Side Effects*

Possible negative side effects from smoking or eating marijuana are listed below. If you have any of these side effects, call the Poison and Drug Information Center at 1-800-222-1222 for instructions.

Neurologic

  • Anxiety
  • Difficulty walking
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Disorientation
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Depression
  • Lack of motivation
  • Paranoia
  • Panic disorder
  • Headaches
  • Memory problems
  • Mood swings
  • Hallucinations
  • Impaired reaction time

Lungs

  • Coughing or wheezing
  • Shortness of breath

Heart

  • Dizziness (or low blood pressure) when rising
  • Increase or decrease in heart rate
  • Heart arrhythmias (rare)

Muscles

  • Tremors/shaking

Stomach/Intestinal

  • Increased appetite
  • Dry mouth
  • Pancreatitis (rare)

Kidney

  • Difficulty urinating

***Withdrawal side effects following cessation after long term use: increased irritability, anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, sleep difficulties, and aggression.