What is Sativex®?

Sativex® is a pharmaceutical medicine made by GW Pharmaceuticals. It’s made from real cannabis (as opposed to synthetic cannabinoids) in the form of a peppermint-flavored oral spray. It’s absorbed through the mucosa on the inside of the mouth.

Sativex® consists of a 1:1 extract of THC and CBD. It’s been approved for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis in well over a dozen countries.

The development of this drug is one of the primary forces leading the charge in cannabinoid research. The manufacturer of the drug, GW Pharmaceuticals, has invested millions of dollars in phase I, II, and III clinical trials to explore the effects and safety profile of this medication.