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Cannabidiol May Interact With Rheumatologic Drugs

Key clinical point: Patients need to be asked directly about “drugs considered alternative medicines and food supplements.”

Major finding: Drugs such as hydrocortisone, naproxen, tramadol, and tofacitinib may interact with CBD oil.

Study details: Literature search that included use of the British National Formulary and the Natural Medicines online interaction checker.

Disclosures: The investigators declared no conflicts of interest, and there was no specific funding for the study.