Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for March, 2015

PATIENT WITH CROHN’S DISEASE SWITCHES FROM ORAL TO RECTAL CBD AND LOWERS DOSE

March 31, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

I have been following a young male with relatively severe Crohn’s disease. He has been on an assorted group of meds without adequate control. He first presented to me nearly a year ago and has done very well on CBD…

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MORE EVIDENCE ON USEFULNESS OF RECTAL CBD

March 17, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

6/14/2016: UPDATED INFORMATION AND MULTIPLE BLOGS I HAVE SINCE WRITTEN SHOW THAT WHOLE PLANT CANNABIS IS NOT RECTALLY ABSORBED. THC CAN BE RECTALLY ABSORBED BUT ONLY IF BONDED¬†TO A SEPARATE MOLECULE, SUCH AS HEMI-SUCCINATE. MANY PATIENTS USE HIGH DOSES OF…

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WHOLE PLANT CANNABIS REQUIRES LOWER CANNABIDIOL DOSE

March 6, 2015
Allan Frankel, MD

I have spoken about the differences in therapeutic dosages of whole plant cannabis extracts versus laboratory synthesized molecular cannabinoids and highly purified cannabis extracts.¬† It is very clear from the large volume of anecdotal evidence that much lower dosing is…

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