Pot May Help MS a Little, But Questions Remain

Interferons for MS: What You Need to Know

By Dennis Thompson

HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, based on reports from patients.

Drugs containing the major chemical compounds in cannabis are associated with a limited and mild reduction in muscle contractions, bladder dysfunction and pain, based on patient self-assessments from clinical trials included in a major new evidence review.

“The bottom line is there is certainly something happening with cannabinoids in regard to symptoms,” said Nicholas LaRocca, vice president of healthcare

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