The Use Of Cannabis And Cannabinoids In Treating Symptoms Of Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review Of Reviews

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Key Findings

Five reviews concluded that there was sufficient evidence that cannabinoids may be effective for symptoms of pain and/or spasticity in MS. Few reviews reported conclusions for other symptoms. Recent high quality reviews find cannabinoids may have modest effects in MS for pain or spasticity.

Information and Links


Link: The Use Of Cannabis And Cannabinoids In Treating Symptoms Of Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review Of Reviews

Year: 2018

DOI: 10.1007/s11910-018-0814-x


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Nabiximols, nabilone and dronabinol, and plant-based cannabinoids