Efficacy Of Two Cannabis Based Medicinal Extracts For Relief Of Central Neuropathic Pain From Brachial Plexus Avulsion: Results Of A Randomised Controlled Trial

Pain (Neuropathies, in general)

Key Findings

Mild reduction of neuropathic pain. Improved sleep, no major adverse effects.

Information and Links


Link: Efficacy Of Two Cannabis Based Medicinal Extracts For Relief Of Central Neuropathic Pain From Brachial Plexus Avulsion: Results Of A Randomised Controlled Trial

Year: 2004

DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2044.2003.03408_3.x


Ratings

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Pain (Neuropathies, in general) — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Pain (Neuropathies, in general) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Sativex, containing THC:CBD in an approximate 1:1 ratio, and GW-2000-02, containing primarily THC and placebo, delivered as oral sprays