Meta-analysis of cannabis based treatments for neuropathic and multiple sclerosis-related pain.

@article{Iskedjian2007MetaanalysisOC,
  title={Meta-analysis of cannabis based treatments for neuropathic and multiple sclerosis-related pain.},
  author={Michael Iskedjian and Basil G Bereza and Allan D. Gordon and Charles Piwko and Thomas R Einarson},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          17-24
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Debilitating pain, occurring in 50-70% of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, is poorly understood and infrequently studied. We summarized efficacy and safety data of cannabinoid-based drugs for neuropathic pain. DATA SOURCES Studies were identified from Medline, Embase, and Cochrane databases; Bayer Healthcare provided additional trials. STUDY SELECTION Accepted were randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled trials of cannabinoid-based treatments for MS-related/neuropathic pain… CONTINUE READING

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