UMEM Educational Pearls

Category: Toxicology

Title: Cannabinoid hyperemesis

Keywords: Cannabinoid,hyperemesis, marijauna (PubMed Search)

Posted: 10/4/2012 by Ellen Lemkin, MD, PharmD (Updated: 4/22/2024)
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  • Is associated with chronic use of marijuana

  • Patients typically present with severe, recurrent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain, usually in the morning

  • Temporary relief of symptoms is achieved by taking hot showers or baths

  • Diagnostic work up is negative


Michael Hiotis PharmD, CSPI. ToxTidbits. Maryland Poison Center Sep 2012