What is the recommended dosage for marijuana edibles?


Hello! I recommend starting low and going slow regarding dosing of edibles. A lower dose of edible would be 2.5mg, and that’s where I recommend to start. Edibles can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours to become active due to the variability of absorption in the gastrointestinal tract. Edibles generally work for 6 hours. It is very easy to overmedicate with edibles, in which case you may feel some negative effects such as anxiety, paranoia, panic attacks, hallucinations, and the effects could last much longer than 6 hours. I don’t recommend taking more of an edible within the 6 hour period. After 6 hours, or the next time you need cannabis, if 2.5mg was not enough to achieve your therapeutic goal, increase by another 2.5mg. Increasing incrementally will allow you to slowly find your therapeutic dose with less possibility of overmedicating. Best of luck!

drjacquelynlew

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