Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for March, 2016

CANNABIS DOSING

March 30, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

With the current information age, it is very easy to find dosing information for any drug online. It is pretty easy to find most of these drugs online without prescriptions. Yet, “people” who are “patients”, generally don’t practice their own…

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CHEMOTHERAPY AND NEUROPATHIC PAIN

March 22, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

If your oncologist has suggested a group of chemotherapy agents in the “Taxol” group to treat your cancer, you may experience nerve pain or neuropathic pain during chemotherapy that possibly worsens over years. Sadly, many female patients of mine who…

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CANNABIDIOL AND DRUG INTERACTIONS

March 16, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

CBD is metabolized by the hepatic P450 set of enzymes. There can be interactions between CBD and pharmaceutical drugs, but it is rare that they are significant. it is extremely common for patients to take two drugs at the same…

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ANOTHER MYASTHENIA GRAVIS PATIENT RESPONDS TO THC-ACID, CBD AND THC

March 1, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

This is now the third myasthenia patient who has responded to a combination of CBD, THC and THC-Acid. This patient was not as critically ill as the last patient so we went a bit slower in adding first CBD –> THC…

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