Low Dose Vaporized Cannabis Significantly Improves Neuropathic Pain

Pain (Neuropathies, in general)

Key Findings

Vaporized cannabis, even at low doses, may present an effective option for patients with treatment-resistant neuropathic pain. Cannabis has analgesic efficacy with the low dose being, for all intents and purposes, as effective a pain reliever as the medium dose.

Information and Links


Link: Low Dose Vaporized Cannabis Significantly Improves Neuropathic Pain

Year: 2013

DOI: 10.1016/j.jpain.2012.10.009


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

Vaporized cannabis at medium dose (3.53%), low dose (1.29%), or placebo.