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Pharmacology/Drug Development

2020 Nov 07

Rheumatology (Oxford)

Cannabis use assessment and its impact on pain in rheumatologic diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Guillouard M, Authier N, Pereira B, Soubrier M, Mathieu S
Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020 Nov 07.
PMID: 33159797.


Despite classic analgesic or effective treatments in rheumatic diseases, such as synthetic DMARDs in RA, patients remain in pain and often turn to non-prescribed pharmacological alternatives, such as cannabis self-therapeutic use. However, this medical use of cannabis has not been thoroughly studied.