[A18-27] Extract from Cannabis sativa (spasticity due to multiple sclerosis) - Benefit assessment according to §35a Social Code Book V (expiry of the decision)

Last updated 01.08.2018

Project no.:

Commission awarded on 26.04.2018 by the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA).

Report type:
Dossier assessment

Commission completed

Drug Assessment

Application field:
Muscles, bones and joints


Adults with moderate to severe spasticity due to multiple sclerosis (MS) who have not responded adequately to other anti-spasticity medication and who demonstrated improvement in spasticity-related symptoms during an initial trial of therapy

Result of dossier assessment:

Hint of an added benefit with the extent "non-quantifiable", at most "considerable"


After completion of the assessment by IQWiG the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) conducts a commenting procedure. This may provide supplementary information and as a result lead to a modified benefit assessment. Further information and the decision on the early benefit assessment can be found on the relevant page of the G-BA website.

Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)

2018-11-01 A G-BA decision was published.

G-BA documents on this decision


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