December 08, 2011
Medical Marijuana Could Help Patients Reduce Pain With Opiates
Posted by: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today : Category: Pain / Anesthetics
A UCSF study suggests patients with chronic pain may experience greater relief if their doctors add cannabinoids - the main ingredient in cannabis or medical marijuana - to an opiates-only treatment. The findings, from a small-scale study, also suggest that a combined therapy could result in reduced opiate dosages...