Meta-Analysis: Medical Marijuana Offers Mild Relief for… : Neurology Today



A meta-analysis of 17 randomized, placebo-controlled trials found that medical marijuana provided mild relief from such multiple sclerosis symptoms as spasticity, pain, and bladder dysfunction. And overall, cannabinoids were well tolerated. Physicians who treat MS patients said that patients are asking about the drug but the impact on symptoms has been mixed.

A new meta-analysis of 17 randomized, placebo-controlled studies on medical marijuana for multiple sclerosis (MS) found the drug provided mild relief from spasticity, pain, and bladder dysfunction, and overall the drug was well tolerated.

The meta-analysis, published in the October 12 edition of more at