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Studies related to Weight Gain and Cannabis

The Effects Of Dosage-Controlled Cannabis Capsules On Cancer-Related Cachexia And Anorexia Syndrome In Advanced Cancer Patients: Pilot Study

Effect Increase
Values Three of the patients met the primary endpoint of this study, gaining more than 10% of body weight.
Trial Design Uncontrolled / observational study
Trial Length n/a
Number of Subjects 24
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 45-64, 65+
Notes for this study:
In this study, 24 participants received either 10 mg of cannabis extract (9.5 mg THC and 0.5 CBD) or placebo, twice daily for six months. If the participants had adverse reactions to the cannabis, their dose was dropped to 5 mg of extract, twice daily.

The primary outcome was body weight, and secondary outcomes were blood markers of metabolic, renal, and liver function and inflammation.

This study had considerable dropout. The entire control group dropped out, and only six of the cannabis group completed the study.