Comparison Of Orally Administered Cannabis Extract And Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol In Treating Patients With Cancer-related Anorexia-cachexia Syndrome: A Multicenter, Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial From The Cannabis-In-Cachexia-Study-Group

Anorexia and Cachexia

Key Findings

No difference in appetite or quality of life between cannabis, THC, and placebo. No reports of toxicity.

Information and Links


Link: Comparison Of Orally Administered Cannabis Extract And Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol In Treating Patients With Cancer-related Anorexia-cachexia Syndrome: A Multicenter, Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial From The Cannabis-In-Cachexia-Study-Group

Year: 2006

DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2005.05.1847


Ratings

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Anorexia and Cachexia — 0


No shown efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Anorexia and Cachexia according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabis extract containing 2.5 mg THC and 1 mg CBD, or THC 2.5 mg, or placebo twice daily for 6 weeks