Medical Cannabis

What is Cannabis?

Cannabis flowers and cannabis extract have been approved as prescription medicines since March 2017. Most frequently Cannabis is used to relief conditions such as pain, spasticity, lack of appetite or nausea.

What is the effect of Cannabis?

Cannabis contains ingredients such as THC, which model and block the concentration of neurotransmitters in the central and autonomic nervous system. Additionally, Cannabinoid is said to have anti-inflammatory effects.

Are there any side-effects?

Side effects can include euphoria, restlessness, xerostomia, vertigo and fatigue. Consuming Cannabis can lead to brain development disorders and psychoses for children and young adults.

How to consume Cannabis?

Cannabis flowers can be consumed by inhalation, with the help of a steam sterilizer, or by drinking tea. Finished medicinal products and formulations are available as well.

For further information please ask our pharmacists.

Source: https://www.aerzteblatt.de/archiv/186476/Medizinisches-Cannabis-Die-wichtigsten-Aenderungen