Medicine made using cannabis leaf and its extract falls under Schedule E-1 of India's Drugs and Cosmetics
1945. Any medicine containing a Schedule E-1 substance should be taken under medical supervision.
While patients may purchase cannabis medicine and use the same under guidance of their physician, Savikalpa
ensure that patients have access to doctors specialising in cannabis medicine, and who can guide patients
cannabinoid treatment with respect to the right medicine and dosage.
Cannabis medicine dosing varies from person to person, dependent on their specific condition, the severity of
condition, age, weight, gender, and other personal particulars. Savikalpa endeavours to provide patients
personalised care and guidance from our expert physicians, health advisors, and patient educators.
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- Enhances mood
- Improves sleep
Anxiety is part of the human body’s natural response to a perceived threat. Excessive or unwarranted feelings
stress and anxiousness can impact a person’s ability to cope with daily life, and negatively affect personal
relationships and performance at work. When left untreated, stress and anxiety can also result in bodily
restlessness, nausea, panic attacks, and sleep disturbance.
Cannabis medicine can help to manage the symptoms resulting from stress and anxiety. There is a high
cannabinoid receptors found in areas of the brain responsible for emotion and impulse control – the
hippocampus, and the anterior cingulate. Cannabinoids can stimulate these receptors, helping to slow or
feelings of anxiousness.
Cannabis medicine does not exhibit the severe side effects of traditional narcotics,
analgesics, and neuromodulators. However, common side effects can include: dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness,
hypotension, nausea, initial tachycardia, paranoia.
The most common side effects are temporary in nature, and can be avoided by starting
with a low
dose and gradually increasing dosage.
Please stop the medication and consult your physician in case side effects persist.