Like all medicines, medicinal cannabis products can have side effects.
These may include:
• Fatigue and sedation
• Feelings of euphoria (intense happiness)
• Nausea and vomiting or depression
• Appetite increase
• Hallucinations or decreased paranoid delusions
• Dry mouth
• Psychosis or cognitive distortion (having untrue thoughts)
The extent of side effects can vary with the type of medicinal cannabis product and between individuals.
Reference: Medicinal Cannabis Products; Patient Information. Therapeutics Goods Administration