Keywords & Tags:
Nabilone, THC Analog, THC, Cancer, Oncological Disorders, paraneoplastic night sweats, anorexia, cachexia
2 x 1 mg
Highlights & Conclusions:
Night sweats are one of many symptoms experienced by patients with advanced cancer. The prevalence of night sweats ranges from 10%-48% in cancer patients. Persistent night sweats tend to decrease quality of life through interference with sleep. A recent study has demonstrated that night sweats occur as part of a symptom pattern, and are associated with the anorexia-cachexia symptom cluster. In addition, night sweats represent one of the symptoms that displays a tendency not to improve as patients with advanced cancer approach end of life.