What is Cannabis salve?

Category: Others

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Generic name: Cannabis

Cannabis salve is a ointment made from the cannabis plant. It is used for topical purposes.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 7 4
Fibromyalgia 6 4
Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis 3 4
Car accident 1 1
Decreased appetite 1 0
Difficulty staying asleep 1 0

Show all 9 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cannabis salve

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Cannabis salve

Dosage Patients
1 mg four times daily 1
500 mg daily 1
0.25mg as needed 1
1tbs. as needed 1

Duration

Currently using Cannabis salve

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 6
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Cannabis salve

Apr 25, 2017 (Started Apr 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I bought the cream to try to treat my Fibro pain but it was not effective. One night I was experiencing IBS pain and couldn't sleep so on a fluke I tried the cream. It gave me fairly quick relief and was able to sleep. So I tried it again. And again. It works without fail. I haven't noticed (or tracked) if it affects my other symptoms (diarrhea and constipation and I'm not sure about treating the bloating) but it sure is effective for the pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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