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Volume:7 Issue:9 Number:4 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #10445
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Synthetic cannabinoid nabilone significantly improves fibromyalgia pain over 1 week

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OrthoEvidence. Synthetic cannabinoid nabilone significantly improves fibromyalgia pain over 1 week. ACE Report. 2018;7(9):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/10445

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

Nabilone for the Treatment of Pain in Fibromyalgia

J Pain. 2008 Feb;9(2):164-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpain.2007.09.002

Contributing Authors: K Ethans D Perry RQ Skrabek L Galimova

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40 patients with fibromyalgia and chronic pain were randomized to receive increasing doses of nabilone or placebo. The purpose of the study was to determine whether nabilone significantly improved pain, fibromyalgia impact questionnaire (FIQ) scores, number and pain threshold of tender points over 4 weeks. Results indicated that weaker doses were not significantly effective, but nabilone 1 mg BID ...

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