Clinical Dilemmas: Prescribing Opioids Concurrently With Medical Cannabis

Opioid illustrated

AC is a 57-year-old female patient who is seen in our clinic for chronic low back pain. She has lumbar disc disease, which causes radicular pain down both lower extremities. She has been prescribed oxycodone, which has been reported to be helpful. Antiepileptic agents and tricyclic antidepressants have not been effective at controlling her radicular symptoms, although she does report some relief with baclofen.
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