Cannabinoids for treatment of spasticity and other symptoms related to multiple sclerosis (CAMS study): multicentre randomised placebo-controlled trial

@article{Zajicek2003CannabinoidsFT,
  title={Cannabinoids for treatment of spasticity and other symptoms related to multiple sclerosis (CAMS study): multicentre randomised placebo-controlled trial},
  author={John P. Zajicek and Patrick D. Fox and Hilary Sanders and David Wright and on behalf of the UK MS Research Group},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362},
  pages={1517-1526}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple sclerosis is associated with muscle stiffness, spasms, pain, and tremor. Much anecdotal evidence suggests that cannabinoids could help these symptoms. Our aim was to test the notion that cannabinoids have a beneficial effect on spasticity and other symptoms related to multiple sclerosis. METHODS We did a randomised, placebo-controlled trial, to which we enrolled 667 patients with stable multiple sclerosis and muscle spasticity. 630 participants were treated at 33 UK… CONTINUE READING

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