Nicotine Patch for Cannabis Withdrawal?
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 9, Number 4&5, July 2021
John O’Neal, MD.
Dr. O’Neal has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
As cannabis use becomes more widespread, treaters will inevitably see increases in patients reporting symptoms of cannabis withdrawal. Researchers in this study investigated whether a nicotine patch might help mitigate some of these symptoms. Results were not particularly promising, and should only be considered for patients who also use tobacco.