10 patient evaluations for Cannabis taken for the purpose of 'stiffness/spasticity'

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Mar 9, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for difficulty staying asleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for walking problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anger)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking hempworx CBD oil for a awhile now. Love it. I take about 8 drops in the morning and 8 more before I go to bed. I have so much more energy which makes my walking better and stay asleep at night . (never did that before). Incase you want to check it out. WWW>hempworx.com/Mbrush1 Great stuff!! Good for MS and so many other problems.

  • 2 helpful marks

Jan 24, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 INH Five times daily
Advice & Tips: Never use more than prescribed and you will find it consistently effective. I have an appetite again, not a huge one, but I'must eating every day now. Having preteens makes me aware of the importance of stressing the difference between recreational and medical use. My kids know I have a prescription, and think of it as medication.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

May 30, 2015 (Started May 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (clumsiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, clumsiness

Dec 20, 2008 (Started May 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (clumsiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It is a very effective mood enhancer and sleep aid
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, clumsiness

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2012 (Started Jun 14, 1963)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for joint pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (paranoid thinking, anxiety and frustration, restlessness at night, Keeps me awake sometimes)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The chocolate cookies from the dispensary worked the best and I only needed a tiny amount so the cookie last for a couple of weeks. Also I could carry it on the plane with me when I went on vacation. One other positive side effect was ONE night I had a wonderful time with an old friend I hadn't seen in a while and a friend she brought along. The came to my house and her friend wasn't sure he wanted to come in as he doesn't really like to socialize. I said I'm cool with him coming in and if he doesn't feel welcome or just doesn't feel right they can leave right away and I won't think the less of them nor will my feelings be hurt. He came and and they stayed until the wee hours on the morning listening to Billie Holliday and talking and laughing and coming up with fun plans to write a book or a play or a radio show. It was a really fun night and so unusual for me. There were times I got a bit paranoid and anxious and spacey but I was able to re-anchor myself and shake myself out of those uncomfortable states.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 27, 2012 (Started Jun 14, 1963)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (paranoid thinking, anxiety and frustration, restlessness at night, Keeps me awake sometimes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking cannabis because it seemed to stop working. But in desperation I have been taking it again for a couple of days and it has helped with less pain at night and some help with spasticity and stiffness. I have decided to just use it once in a while as part of some of the things I can turn to if I'm having a harder time than usual. I also need to go back to the "Wellness Center" and talk to them about other kinds I could try.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 25, 2012 (Started Jun 14, 1963)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (paranoid thinking, anxiety and frustration, restlessness at night, Keeps me awake sometimes)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: Talk to weed wellness center people about your symptoms and how sensitive you might already know you are to stronger strains and their effects. Keep track of what you take, how much you take, and what effects it has the first time, the second time and so on. I found that over time the effects changed and mostly not for the better. I used a water pipe to reduce the heat in my throat. I even used ice water to cool it. One of the best kinds I found initially that helped me sleep and reduce pain I soon discovered made me depressed and I had to stop. I was only smoking a small amount before bed. I asked my 24 year old son to help me choose a bong in the head shopkkkkk
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 30, 2011 (Started Jun 14, 1963)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: Took cannabis years ago for migraine pain and nausea. I take other medications to help if I get a migraine now. Recently I had a relapse with Fibromyalgia and nothing was working to alleviate the pain, stiffness, and the effect they were having on my sleep. I have found one strain so far that I take at night that is very good for exactly what I need for and it doesn't mess with my head.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: great against stiffness/spaticity. Help your appetite and your mood.

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 30, 2010 (Started Dec 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bulbar symptoms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I tried it after reading others' evaluations. I would suggest trying it. I'm never alone, never drive or do anything else. Dosage is awkward to determine.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 3 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

Apr 10, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Lhermitte's sign)
  • Side effects
    Mild (overeating, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, overeating

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2009 (Started Apr 24, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (goofy feeling)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: goofy feeling

  • 0 helpful marks
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