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2023 Oct 12

Clin J Pain


Relationship between Nociplastic Pain Involvement and Medication use, Symptom Relief, and Adverse effects Among People using Medical Cannabis for Chronic Pain.


Scott JR, Williams DA, Harte SE, Harris RE, Litinas E, Sisley S, Clauw DJ, Boehnke KF


Cannabis is commonly used for chronic pain management, but cannabis’ effects remain poorly characterized in chronic nociplastic pain (NPP), which is posited to be caused by disturbances in nervous system pain processing. In this cross-sectional study (n=1,213), we used the 2011 Fibromyalgia (FM) Survey Criteria as a surrogate measure for degree of NPP among individuals using medical cannabis for chronic pain.