Epidemiological Characteristics, Safety And Efficacy Of Medical Cannabis In The Elderly

Cognitive Function (Decreasing) Aging Pain (Chronic Non-Malignant) Addiction to Opiod Based Pain Killers

Key Findings

Our study finds that the therapeutic use of cannabis is safe and efficacious in the elderly population. Cannabis use may decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids.

Information and Links


Link: Epidemiological Characteristics, Safety And Efficacy Of Medical Cannabis In The Elderly

Year: 2018

DOI: 10.1016/j.ejim.2018.01.019


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Cognitive Function (Decreasing) — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Cognitive Function (Decreasing) according to the results found in this study.

Aging — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Aging according to the results found in this study.

Pain (Chronic Non-Malignant) — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Pain (Chronic Non-Malignant) according to the results found in this study.

Addiction to Opiod Based Pain Killers — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Opiod Based Pain Killers according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabis