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The objective of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of oral tetrahydrocannabinol in patients suffering from Fibromyalgia
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pain Relief Unit, Hadassah Medical Organisation
Hadassah Medical Organization
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:43-0400
Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread pain that can lead to significant patient dysfunction and economic burden to society. The management of patients with fibromyalgia is difficult ...
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of milnacipran at a dosage of 100 mg/day in the treatment of the fibromyalgia syndrome or the pain associate with fibro...
The purpose of this study is to confirm the efficacy and safety of duloxetine 60-120 mg once daily in comparison to placebo on symptom improvement in patients meeting criteria for fibromya...
This study, will compare pregabalin with placebo for the duration of 15 weeks to evaluate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin in patients with fibromyalgia.
This study will compare pregabalin with placebo over a 15 week period in adolescents with fibromyalgia aged 12-17 years to evaluate the safety and efficacy of pregabalin.
Mirtazapine is commonly used to treat major depressive disorder. Due to its effects on multiple neurotransmitters, it has been investigated for possible benefits in patients with fibromyalgia. The obj...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently included a black box warning on fibromyalgia like symptoms with fluoroquinolones (FQs) but no large epidemiologic study is to date available. We und...
Although the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia has not yet been fully clarified, inflammation and endothelial dysfunction have been suggested to occur in patients with fibromyalgia. In recent years, end...
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome of unclear pathophysiology. It is believed to be a dysfunction of the CNS, but no definite structural lesion has been identified so far. Despite a number of cha...
A psychoactive compound extracted from the resin of Cannabis sativa (marihuana, hashish). The isomer delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is considered the most active form, producing characteristic mood and perceptual changes associated with this compound. Dronabinol is a synthetic form of delta-9-THC.
A common nonarticular rheumatic syndrome characterized by myalgia and multiple points of focal muscle tenderness to palpation (trigger points). Muscle pain is typically aggravated by inactivity or exposure to cold. This condition is often associated with general symptoms, such as sleep disturbances, fatigue, stiffness, HEADACHES, and occasionally DEPRESSION. There is significant overlap between fibromyalgia and the chronic fatigue syndrome (FATIGUE SYNDROME, CHRONIC). Fibromyalgia may arise as a primary or secondary disease process. It is most frequent in females aged 20 to 50 years. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1494-95)
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
Compounds having the cannabinoid structure. They were originally extracted from Cannabis sativa L. The most pharmacologically active constituents are TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL; CANNABINOL; and CANNABIDIOL.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
FMS (fibromyalgia syndrome) is a widespread idiopathic musculoskeletal pain and fatigue disorder, which is chronic. The pain comes from connective tissues, such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments, but not joints and patients describe it as an ache all ov...
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...