As a medical marijuana patient, you may have been wondering if any of the numerous benefits of CBD oil can actually be considered side effects. After all, the active components in this popular treatment have been scientifically proven to have very few side-effects. Most of the reported side-effects of CBD oil are extremely minor, especially compared to typical over-the counter or prescription medications. However, there are still some reported side-effects that you should know about because you are probably going to include it into your regular health regimen. This article will cover some of the possible side-effects of CBD oil that you should keep in mind.
The first thing you need to realize is that there is a lot of speculation surrounding the possible side-effects of CBD. Some studies have even concluded that there is a link between the use of this oil and schizophrenia. These claims have not been substantiated, however, and more research needs to be done to verify this claim. It is possible that the effects of CBD may also lead to depression and anxiety. These are not the only possible side-effects that you need to be concerned about, though.
There have also been claims that the combination of these oils and certain medications may lead to the development of a number of other side effects. For example, it has been shown that the combination of two different types of medicines may increase the risk of developing allergies. If you have been taking any type of allergy medication recently, be sure to check with your doctor before adding anything new to your daily medicine regimen. Also, do not use this oil if you are currently taking any kind of anti-anxiety or antidepressant medicine.
In addition to the above mentioned side effects, there are a few negative interactions between certain types of CBD and certain types of medications that you should keep an eye out for. One of the most common interactions involves anti-seizure medications. If you already take these medications, then it would be wise to make sure to stay away from CBD oil for at least a few weeks while your doctor makes adjustments to your current anti-seizure medicine, or wait a few days before adding this treatment to your regular medication routine.
There are also some rare interactions between CBD and chemotherapy treatments. It is important that if you are taking chemotherapy that you talk to your doctor before adding CBD to your usual routine, as some treatments can interact with certain medications. If your doctor has not heard about any interactions, then you probably do not need to worry about these interactions. However, it is always a good idea to consult your doctor before adding CBD into your routine as the interactions could be dangerous. In the rare cases where interactions occur, there have been reports that CBD can cause liver toxicity and even anemia, which is a potentially serious condition.
Hopefully this brief discussion provides you with enough information on the possible side-effects of CBD for you to be able to make an informed decision when deciding whether or not this treatment is right for you. If you notice any side effect that may be related to your current treatment, you should talk with your doctor immediately so that you can be able to avoid this problem before it becomes worse.