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More MS news articles for January 2003

New cannabinoid for multiple sclerosis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12547023&dopt=Abstract

Drug Discov Today 2002 Jul 15;7(14):745-6
Whelan J.

A new synthetic cannabinoid could provide symptomatic relief from muscle spasticity and tremor in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), without psychoactive side effects.

Ajulemic acid (CT-3) has already completed Phase I clinical trials to determine its safety and tolerability, and has recently demonstrated anti-spastic activity in a mouse model of MS.