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For people who should not take THC

* <10 ppm THC

Pharmaceutical purity you can rely on

Cortalex™ is pharmaceutically produced to cGMP standards and rigorously tested to ensure every dose is pure and consistent. Your patients deserve nothing less.

Cortalex™ is available exclusively online at Medical Cannabis by Shoppers.

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Frequently asked questions
for Healthcare Practitioners

Are there any adverse side effects of taking Cortalex™?

The only active ingredient in Cortalex™ is cannabidiol. Controlled clinical trials that studies doses of up to 20 mg/kg/day of cannabidiol have reported side effects such as drowsiness, diarrhea, or loss of appetite(1). Some side effects are likely the result of an interaction with another medication the patient is taking. For a more comprehensive list of potential precautions, warnings, and adverse effects please view Health Canada’s Information for Healthcare Professionals guide(2).

(1) Lattanzi S, Brigo F, Trinka E, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Drugs. 2018;78(17): 1791-1804.
(2) Abramovici, H, Lamour S-A and Mammen G. Information for Health Care Professionals: Cannabis (marihuana, marijuana) and the cannabinoids. 2018.

What are the most common uses for CBD?

CBD has been shown to be effective in treating seizures associated with the pediatric epilepsies of Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut syndromes and tuberous sclerosis complex(1). There are also claimed benefits of CBD in the treatment of medical conditions including:

» Anxiety
» Sleep disorders
» Depression
» Chronic pain

Clinical studies aimed at exploring the safety and effectiveness of CBD in the treatment of central nervous system disorders and inflammatory disease are ongoing at international university research centers. For a more comprehensive list of potential uses please view Health Canada’s Information of Healthcare Professionals guide(2).

(1) Lattanzi S, Brigo F, Trinka E, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Cannabidiol in Epilepsy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Drugs. 2018;78(17): 1791-1804.
(2) “Information for Health Care Professionals: Cannabis (marihuana, marijuana) and the cannabinoids”: https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/hc-sc/documents/services/drugs-medication/cannabis/information-medical-practitioners/information-health-care-professionals-cannabis-cannabinoids-eng.pdf.

Is paediatric pricing now available for Cortalex™?

We are dedicated to supporting paediatric patients with accessing CBD for their needs. Eligible patients and their caretakers will receive 40% off their Cortalex ™ purchase by calling the Shoppers Cannabis Care team and placing the order for Cortalex™ with an agent. The Shoppers Cannabis Care team can be contacted toll free today at 1-844-633-2627 to speak with a Cortalex™-trained pharmacist to find out more.

How is Cortalex™ manufactured to ensure purity and consistency in every bottle?

Cortalex™ is manufactured exclusively for Cardiol Therapeutics Inc. by Dalton Pharma Services. Dalton’s Health Canada approved, FDA registered, cGMP facility meets the highest quality standards set by the pharmaceutical industry. This quality standard ensures consistent purity in every bottle for patients who should not take THC. Cortalex™ is available exclusively at Medical Cannabis by Shoppers. Click here to purchase now.

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