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of the two, which would more likely cause a one time grand mal seizure, venlafaxine or heavy marijuana use?

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Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Risk: Antidepressants as a class have an inherent risk of seizure to 1% provocatively cannabis has been described as having anticonvulsant properties trans am clin climatol assoc. 1992; 103: 176–181.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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