Cannabis & Arthritis


Arthritis


Title: Endocannabinoids In Arthritis: Current Views And Perspective

Key Findings

“Preclinical and clinical studies using cannabis-based therapy have been shown to provide both analgesia and anti-inflammatory effects, with an overall alleviation of clinical symptoms in animal models of arthritis, highlighting its promising therapeutic application for humans. Despite this, the development of cannabis-based therapeutics remains in its infancy, with further investigation into its efficacy and safety profile in patients still required.”

Information & Links

Link: Endocannabinoids In Arthritis: Current Views And Perspective

Year: 2017

DOI: 10.1111/1756-185X.13146.

---


Rheumatoid Arthritis

Title: Cannabinoids, Endocannabinoids, And Related Analogs In Inflammation

Key Findings

“Cannabinoids effective in pain from post-surgery, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic neuropathic pain, and fibromyalgia.”

Information & Links

Link: Cannabinoids, Endocannabinoids, And Related Analogs In Inflammation

Year: 2009

DOI: 10.1208/s12248-009-9084-5

---


Title: Preliminary Assessment Of The Efficacy, Tolerability And Safety Of A Cannabis-based Medicine (Sativex) In The Treatment Of Pain Caused By Rheumatoid Arthritis

Key Findings

“Randomized, double-blind, parallel group study on patients with RA. Improvement in sleep and reduction in pain.”

Information & Links

Link: Preliminary Assessment Of The Efficacy, Tolerability And Safety Of A Cannabis-based Medicine (Sativex) In The Treatment Of Pain Caused By Rheumatoid Arthritis

Year: 2006

DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/kei183

---


Leave a comment


Please note, comments must be approved before they are published