Cost of medication depends on a number of factors including the type and dosage. As a guide, most patients can expect to pay between £5-10 per day.
Yes, in 2018 medical cannabis-based products were legalised in the UK and can only be prescribed by a specialist when conventional treatments have been tried. Cases are assessed individually for customised and best fitted medicinal cannabis treatment.
Cannabis is commonly known to contain two components; Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the component that gives people the “high” in medicinal cannabis.
Specialists generally start patients off on low dose CBD and titrate up depending on their response to the medication. For more information, call us at 020 3322 4688 or book an Eligibility Consultation.
Medicinal cannabis can have side effects depending on factors such as medication type, weight, size, tolerance and more. Some of these include dry mouth, lethargy, and light headedness. For more information, you can speak to our health professionals via a 15 minute Eligibility Consultation.
Medicinal cannabis treatment carries a small risk of habituation. However this is significantly lower than many other drugs like the morphine based opioid drugs traditionally used to treat pain.
Your medicinal cannabis doctor will work with you to find a dose that effectively treats your symptoms, while minimising the risk of addiction.