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Medical Cannabis or Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Insomnia Disorder in Adults: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: June 26, 2017
Project Number: RB1113-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of medical cannabis or cannabinoids for the treatment of insomnia disorder in adults?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of medical cannabis or cannabinoids for the treatment of insomnia disorder in adults?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the use of medical cannabis or cannabinoids in the treatment of insomnia disorder in adults.

Tags

cannabidiol, cannabinoids, cannabis, insomnia, marihuana, marijuana, mental health, sleep disorders, sleep initiation and maintenance disorders, sleeplessness, Cannabinoid, insomniac, insomniacs, sleep dysfunction