The Treatment Of Spasticity With Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol In Persons With Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injuries

Key Findings

THC is an effective antispasmotic. At least 15–20 mg per day required to achieve therapeutic effect.

Information and Links


Link: The Treatment Of Spasticity With Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol In Persons With Spinal Cord Injury

Year: 2007

DOI: 10.1038/sj.sc.310198210.1038/sj.sc.3101982


Ratings

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Spinal Cord Injuries — 5


Demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Oral THC, average daily dose 31 mg; rectal THC, average daily dose 43 mg