• Though it’s often well-tolerated, CBD can cause side effects, such as dry mouth, diarrhea, reduced appetite, drowsiness and fatigue. In rare cases, high doses of CBD may cause restlessness, jitteriness and/or a syndrome called- Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction.
****** The Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction is an inflammatory response that can include fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, and nausea. The exact cause of the Herxheimer reaction is not fully understood, but it is thought to be due to the release of toxins from dying bacteria or other pathogens.
Who CANNOT take CBD?

Absolute contraindications to CBD are allergies to Cannabis (in any form or strength) or Sesame Oil. ANY sign of skin irritation, or allergic/anaphylactic reaction, the IV will be stopped immediately with no refund to patient.

Health considerations with using CBD?
CBD may be harmful to your liver. CBD may raise levels of liver enzymes. And this could indicate liver damage.In most cases, this happens with very high doses of CBD or when it’s taken with certain medications.  
What Drugs Should NOT be Taken With CBD?

  • Antiarrhythmics & anticoagulants- Flecainide or Warfarin
  • Antibiotics-  Azithromycin or Ofloxacin
  • Antidepressants-  Fluoxetine
  • Anticonvulsants/ Antiepileptic Medication- Lamictal, Diazepam, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital, Hexobarbital, Valproic Acid and Narcotics such as Codeine and Morphine
Precaution When Taking CBD:
  • Antihypertensive- CBD can interact with blood pressure medication, changing the blood concentration of these drugs