J Pain: Efficacy of Inhaled Cannabis on Painful Diabetic Neuropathy
Efficacy of Inhaled Cannabis on Painful Diabetic Neuropathy
Journal of Pain:
This small, short-term, placebo-controlled trial of inhaled cannabis demonstrated a dose-dependent reduction in diabetic peripheral neuropathy pain in patients with treatment-refractory pain. This adds preliminary evidence to support further research on the efficacy of the cannabinoids in neuropathic pain.
Source: Journal of Pain
Wallace MS, Marcotte TD, Umlauf A, Gouaux B, Atkinson JH: Efficacy of inhaled cannabis on painful diabetic neuropathy. J Pain 16:616-627, 2015