At Elios Clinics, we do our best to raise more awareness for medical cannabis treatments as a worthy alternative to conventional ones.
Our Patient Advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have, so feel free to contact us online or call us at Elios Clinics (# telephone number). Below are some of the popular questions and answers that may be very helpful.
How much does medical cannabis cost?
The cost of medical cannabis products may vary significantly depending on the condition being treated, the dose, and the product prescribed. On average, the range is from £ 7.50 to £15 per 100 mg. The cost of consultations also varies. For detailed information refer to our pricing page or speak to our patient advisors.
How can I find out if I am eligible for medical cannabis treatment?
To check if you are eligible for medical cannabis treatment just call us, and our Patient Care Coordinators will help you book an appointment with our clinicians. Your doctor will assess your condition and check if it is suitable for medical cannabis treatment. Generally, people diagnosed with active Schizophrenia, Psychosis or those with heart rhythm problems are an exception.
Do I need a referral from my doctor?
Generally, you can self-refer to make an appointment with our clinicians, but they do need to contact your doctor to check your medical history and to ensure your treatment is appropriately handled.
Does medicinal cannabis have legal status in the UK?
On November 18 medicinal cannabis became legalized in the UK, but the process of gaining access to it is not that straightforward. Only specialist doctors can prescribe it in individual cases.
How should I take medical cannabis?
There are a great variety of ways to take medical cannabis. At Elios Clinics, we issue prescriptions for oils and dried flower. The former can be taken under the tongue, and the latter is used for vaping. Vaping is great for a sudden onset of pain and when you need a quick result, while oils ensure sustained relief. Capsules, and topical creams, sublingual lozenges also provide an effective release. Your doctor will choose and prescribe the best way to administer medical cannabis after a meticulous examination and consultation.
Does medical cannabis have any possible side effects?
Being a medication by itself medical cannabis may have some side effects depending on the active ingredients in its composition, the severity of the health condition, the type of medical cannabis product, drug to drug interactions, and patients’ individual factors.
Can I drive if I take medical cannabis medicine?
Driving can be safe if you know what is in your cannabis medicine. If you have got your product via a prescription by a legal specialist, and if it contains only CBD, then you are safe to drive.
How qualified are your doctors?
All our clinicians are professionals who have certifications, unrestricted drug enforcement administration verification, and are licensed to practice and prescribe within their own area of expertise. They are trained by renowned international specialists who have extensive experience in medicinal cannabis treatment and prescribing.
Do you offer telehealth?
At Elios Clinics, we offer both telehealth and face-to-face consultation. If you want private consultations, you can book a video appointment 24/7. Our doctors will discuss your symptoms and shape your personalized treatment plan online. Our patients are our main concern, and we do our best to ensure their comfort and best health.