What are the side effects of medicinal cannabis?
As with many other medicines, medicinal cannabis may have side effects. In some cases taking medicinal cannabis can cause anxiety, panic and confusion. These effects are generally associated with the dose being too high. Side effects including restlessness, insomnia (sleeplessness) and hallucinations have also been reported.
Other possible side effects include: rapid pulse, dizziness, headache, hot or cold hands and feet, red, inflamed eyes, muscle weakness, dry mouth and memory loss. These side effects are usually temporary.