9 patient evaluations for Cannabis taken for the purpose of 'pain' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Apr 5, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage:

Dec 13, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage:

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 7, 2013 (Started Jul 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: goofy feeling

Dec 20, 2008 (Started Jul 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: unless it is an expensive 'designer strain' then it really doesn't do much for pain relief, only euphoria
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: goofy feeling

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jul 07, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (goofy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Acquire it from a reliable, professional source
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: goofy feeling

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 7, 2011 (Started Nov 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 25, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Work with a provider who understands proper use of cannabis and how it may be prepared in a number of forms; monitor your results carefully, don't rely on popular notions. Inform / educate your physician[s].
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 4, 2011 (Started Mar 04, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I recommend using a vaporizer, this way you are not burning the medicine just heating it, also baking with it is highly recommended, not only do you get the benefits of the medicine you get a nice treat also! the downfall with baking is you need to use so much more, and if you are like me, it takes so much out of you to bake it, so you need someone else to bake for you! I loved this treatment and had no choice but to stop this nonaddictive medicine to go on highly addictive medicine! all due to cost! I get the highly addictive meds paid for...makes no sense to me!!
Cost: $200+ monthly

Apr 11, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: THE SIDE EFFECTS ARE WEIGHT GAIN! BE SURE TO HAVE HEALTHY FOOD AROUND!
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 4 helpful marks

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have learned how to eat it with my Yogurt, so I do not have to smoke it any more. This really helps me with my severe pain and spasicity. I really feel like my quality of life has been inproved because of this treatment. Also they are studying Marijuana to see if does slow the progression of ms.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jun 29, 2009 (Started Nov 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: You should treat it as you would medicine. Find out the doseage that works for you. I started with one to two puffs at a time every 3-4 hours. To me it is my pain medication. It works better then any thing the doctor prescribed for me. I used to think neurontin worked well but I still had pain. I do not have pain as long as I smoke my marijuana.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 7, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stress)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cognitive decline, happiness, goofy feeling, sedation, clumsiness, dry mouth, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Been surprisingly happy lately. That's not usual for me at all. I've had clinical depression since a very young age.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: clumsiness, cognitive decline, goofy feeling, happiness, dry mouth, sedation, dry eyes

Nov 23, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stress)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cognitive decline, happiness, goofy feeling, sedation, clumsiness, dry mouth, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Prefer cooking, but smoking is usually the easiest. I find that it doesn't take the pain away, but it keeps my mind from thinking about it so it doesn't bother me at all. Unexpected benefits? Regulated my digestive cycle, I work harder and longer, better sex drive, all around better health really. Helps me fall asleep too
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: clumsiness, cognitive decline, goofy feeling, happiness, dry mouth, sedation, dry eyes

May 7, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for restless feeling in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stress)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cognitive decline, goofy feeling, sedation, clumsiness, dry mouth, dry eyes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3.5 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Effective for pain.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: clumsiness, cognitive decline, goofy feeling, happiness, dry mouth, sedation, dry eyes

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 1973 (Started Sep 09, 1973)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 INH Four times daily
Advice & Tips: I was young and in pain and used it for recreation and pain control for 13 years. No effect at all on my daily life worked full-time and a part time job too.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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