Study of Vaporized Marijuana UCSF  11/22/06

A Study to Assess Whether Using Vaporized Marijuana Affects the Safety of Prescribed Opioids in Patients Treated for Cancer-Related Pain.

This study will assess the clinical safety of the concomitant use of marijuana and opioids by monitoring the short-term side effects associated with combined therapy.

TO JOIN THIS STUDY YOU MUST:

Have ongoing cancer pain

Be 18 or older

Be on a stable dose of oxycodone or morphine medication for at least 2 weeks before enrollment

Be willing to give up marijuana prior to entering the study

Not be a cigarette and/or cigar smoker

Meet some additional criteria

IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE YOU WILL:

Spend 5 days and nights in a clinical research center at San Francisco General Hospital

Have blood tests and other measurements done

Inhale vaporized medicinal marijuana three times a day

You can receive $520.00 for participating

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (415) 476-9554 ext. 315

COMMUNITY CONSORTIUM POSITIVE HEALTH PROGRAM OF THE UCSF MEDICAL SERVICE AT SAN FRANCISCO GENERAL HOSPITAL

Posted 11/22/06

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