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Volume:7 Issue:9 Number:24 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #10383
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Tetrahydrocannabinol 8mg does not demonstrate better efficacy vs diazepam for chronic pancreatitis

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OrthoEvidence. Tetrahydrocannabinol 8mg does not demonstrate better efficacy vs diazepam for chronic pancreatitis. ACE Report. 2018;7(9):24. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10383

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Single dose delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in chronic pancreatitis patients: Analgesic efficacy, pharmacokinetics and tolerability

Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2016 Mar;81(3):525-37. doi: 10.1111/bcp.12811

Contributing Authors: M de Vries DCM van Rijckevorsel KCP Vissers OHG Wilder-Smith H van Goor

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22 patients with chronic pancreatitis took 8 mg of delta-9-tetrahydrocannbinol (Δ9-THC) with placebo diazepam or placebo Δ9-THC with diazepam at 2 sessions in a randomly allocated sequence for this crossover trial. Blood samples were examined for the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of Δ9-THC, and reduction in pain was measured by the VAS scale. Bond and Lader visual analogue scales ...

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