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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Does taking CW hemp oil while on Xeljanz and Prednisone cause any side effects?

I have severed rheumatoid arthritis and taking Xeljanz, prednisone and been prescribed pain killers which I am unable to take due to sickness. Will taking CW Hemp Oil 50 mg two/three times a day have a negative affect on my health and the medication I am currently taking?
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Hemp oil can provide good pain relief in people with pain syndromes like arthritis. However the problem with hemp oil is its dependence. You have to level up the dosage to attain the pain relief. So prolonged use is not recommended. You can take all your routine drugs along with hemp oil. No drug interactions have been reported and it doesn’t affect the efficacy each other.

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