Cannabis based MS drug Sativex approved by British MHRA

A cannabis derived drug which has been approved in some countries to treat muscle spasticity.

Cannabis based MS drug Sativex approved by British MHRA

Postby MSUK » Fri Jun 18, 2010 6:42 am

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GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's (GWP.L) cannabis-derived medicine Sativex has been approved in Britain for treating spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis, in a landmark decision for the small drugmaker.

The much-delayed product was finally granted a British licence on Thursday, an official from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) told Reuters on Friday.

The company later issued a statement confirming the move.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1814
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Postby concerned » Fri Jun 18, 2010 9:12 am

My mother was on that for a while, but didn't find that it helped. Cesamet or whatever worked better but I guess she felt too high (????) and had horrible, incurable dry mouth from it so she stopped.
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