Oral tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) does not reduce chronic abdominal pain compared to placebo
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OrthoEvidence. Oral tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) does not reduce chronic abdominal pain compared to placebo. ACE Report. 2018;7(9):22. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/10376
Tetrahydrocannabinol Does Not Reduce Pain in Patients With Chronic Abdominal Pain in a Phase 2 Placebo-controlled StudyClin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul;15(7):1079-1086.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2016.09.147
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65 patients with chronic abdominal pain following surgery or due to chronic pancreatitis were randomized to receive delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or placebo for 50-52 days. The primary outcome was pain relief, as measured by a visual analogue scale (VAS). Secondary outcomes included other measures of pain, depression, anxiety, quality of life, treatment satisfaction, appetite, alertness, mood...
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