Medical cannabis for the reduction of opioid dosage in the treatment of non-cancer chronic pain: a systematic review

Abstract Background Medical cannabis (MC) is currently being used as an adjunct to opiates given its analgesic effects and potential to reduce opiate addiction. This review assessed if MC used in combination with opioids to treat non-cancer chronic pain would reduce opioid dosage. Methods Four datab...

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Main Authors: Babasola O. Okusanya, Ibitola O. Asaolu, John E. Ehiri, Linda Jepkoech Kimaru, Abidemi Okechukwu, Cecilia Rosales
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-07-01
Series:Systematic Reviews
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