Treating Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with Medical Cannabis

Treatments tailored to you

Affecting over 25,000 Australians, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a nervous condition that causes a range of symptoms, from involuntary arm or leg movements to issues with vision, balance and sensation. It can present as an individual relapse with an attack or gradual degeneration.

Supporting MS Patients at MediCannabis

The cannabinoids in medical cannabis have been shown to be effective natural remedies for conditions including chronic pain and muscle spasms. As such, the field of medical cannabis represents a growing range of alternative treatments for MS patients.

At MediCannabis, we are committed to helping you find treatments that work for you. To seek guidance on how cannabis can be used to help alleviate your MS symptoms, please book an appointment today.

 

To book an appointment at our medical cannabis clinic in Port Melbourne, Victoria, please follow the link below.

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If you would like more information, or if you have any questions about cannabinoid treatments for multiple sclerosis, please call reception on (03) 9676 8888.

 

References

1 Koppel, B.S et al. 2014. Systematic review: Efficacy and safety of medical marijuana in selected neurologic disorders: Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology, 82(17), pp, 1556-1563.

2 Zajicek, J.P. et al., 2012. MUltiple Sclerosis and Extract of Cannabis: results of the MUSEC trial. 83. pp 1125-1132.

3 Van Amerongen, G., et al., 2018. Effects on Spasticity and Neuropathic Pain of an Oral Formulation of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in Patients With Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. Clinical Therapeutics, 40(9). pp 1467-1482.

4 Syed, YY., McKeage, K., and Scott, L.J. 2014. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol/cannabidiol (Sativex®): a review of its use in patients with moderate to severe spasticity due to multiple sclerosis. Drugs, 74(5). pp. 563-78.

More Information on Medical Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis in Australia

Medicinal Cannabis TGA Guidance on Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Official Medical Cannabis Guidance on Multiple Sclerosis from the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA) of Australia