Scleroderma

Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

Clinical trials are underway to treat a rare autoimmune disease by targeting the endocannabinoid system.

Cannabinoids for Scleroderma

Two compounds that target the endocannabinoid system are currently in development to treat scleroderma – and they’re already in clinical trials. Pharmaceutical researchers have their sights set on developing a drug that bypasses CB1 while boosting CB2. Referred to as a “selective CB2 agonist,” such a compound would appear to have potential as a treatment for scleroderma.

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