A patient with Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome may develop hypophosphatemia.

Factors that may contribute to the hypophosphatemia include:

(1) prolonged vomiting

(2) respiratory alkalosis (secondary to hyperventilation)

(3) malnutrition

(4) alcohol abuse



(1) vomiting associated with cannabis use

(2) hypophosphatemia

(3) exclusion of other explanations for the hypophosphatemia

(4) reversal on discontinuation of cannabis use

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