Suppression of human macrophage interleukin-6 by a nonpsychoactive cannabinoid acid.

Lupus Rheumatoid Arthritis

Key Findings

Inhibition of IL-6 production may be a useful strategy for treatment of patients with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Information and Links


Link: Suppression of human macrophage interleukin-6 by a nonpsychoactive cannabinoid acid.

Year: 2008


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Lupus — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Lupus according to the results found in this study.

Rheumatoid Arthritis — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

A synthetic nonpsychoactive cannabinoid, ajulemic acid (AjA)