Side Effect About Rx Side Effects: whether therapeutic or adverse, which are secondary to the one intended; although the term is predominantly employed to describe adverse (negative) effects, it can also apply to beneficial, and unintended, consequences of the use of a drug. Occasionally, drugs are prescribed or procedures performed specifically for their side effects; in that case, said side effect ceases to be a side effect, and then becomes an intended effect.
Medical Cannabis Side Effects: main side effects are: dysphoria, memory impairment, reduced concentration, disorientation, and motor incoordination. Phytocannabinoids differ in their psycho-activity; e.g., cannabinol (CBN) is approximately 90% less psycho-active than Δ9-THC, whereas cannabidiol(CBD) completely lacks psycho-activity. Medical Cannabis is othen used to counteract undesirable side effects that often occur with Prescription Medications.