Food based cannabis affects patients differently than inhaled methods of medicating with cannabis. Eating too much cannabis can cause extreme drowsiness, dizziness, inability to concentrate, diminished ability to focus, rapid heartbeat, increases or decreases in blood pressure, need for sleep, and feelings of euphoria.
Learn to manage your dosage effectively...
- Begin with 1/4 of a "dose" or small portion of product
- Wait for at least one hour and analyze the effects
- If necessary, consume another 1/4 dose or small portion
- Wait for at least one hour more
- If necessary, consume part or all of the remaining product
Ensure that your dosage level is appropriate before attempting to operate heavy machinery, motor vehicles, boats,or motorcycles. Do be aware of your surroundings and possible hazards and prepare for your needs before taking medication.
REMEMBER: Edibles can vary greatly in potency. Products often contain multiple doses or lesser doses of medicine. Weight, metabolism, and eating habits can alter dosage effects. Taking medication on an empty stomach can intensify medicinal effects. Learn the dosage management that works for you when ingesting cannabis.
If you feel you have eaten too much of a food-based medicine, do not panic. Your symptoms will subside within a few hours. Remain calm.Stay hydrated and eat food to help symptoms pass. Edible cannabis is safe and will not cause any long-term toxicity.