What is it about?
Here, we provide a meta-analytic assessment of 25 randomized controlled trials, and summarize cannabis-related pain reduction and placebo-related pain reduction across studies.
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Why is it important?
Pain, and opioid-based medicines used to treat pain, are associated with a rising economic burden in the United States. As such, add-on or alternative therapeutic options are desired. Cannabinoids have shown promise regarding pain management.
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This page is a summary of: Effects of cannabinoid administration for pain: A meta-analysis and meta-regression., Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, May 2019, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/pha0000281.
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