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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fitzcharles, Mary-Ann; Häuser, Winfried 
Title:
Cannabinoids in the Management of Musculoskeletal or Rheumatic Diseases. 
Abstract:
The endocannabinoid system impacts pain and inflammation with potential for therapeutic effect on patients with rheumatic diseases. The current treatment options include the herbal product derived from the plant Cannabis sativa, as well as pharmaceutical preparations. The legalization of medicinal cannabis (marijuana) in many jurisdictions and widespread public advocacy has propelled an interest in use either by prescription or self-medication. In this review, we examine current evidence for eff...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Rheumatol Rep 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
18 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
76 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1523-3774 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie