Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Risks of Cannabis Use Among Veterans on Long-term Opioid Therapy|
||San Francisco, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| December 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: Despite increasing cannabis use among the general population, very little data exists on potential harms associated with use. In randomized controlled trials examining the effect of THC-based pharmaceuticals on the management of pain, adverse events included dizziness, sedation, confusion, loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, and hallucination. These side effects suggest that cannabis used in combination with opioids—which also cause, dizziness, sedation, confusion, respiratory depress...
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