Chronic Therapy — Frequently Asked Questions
Our Pre-Screening is designed by our team of Doctors to filter patient’s suitability for any Medical Cannabis treatments.
If you are determined as being suitable for Medical Cannabis treatments, you will receive an email from us containing a Patient Guide and GP Referral form. This form needs to be completed before you book a video-consultation with one of our Chronic Therapy Doctors.
Click here to do the Free Online Pre-Screening.
Yes, Medical Cannabis is a prescribable medication. The TGA (governing body) allows Doctors to prescribe the medication to patients with specific conditions where they have tried other medications and have not been successful, or the patient has had bad side effects from the medication.
No, it is illegal to grow Medical Cannabis, even if you have a prescription.
The short answer is no, but it's complicated.
While it is not prohibited to drive while taking CBD, it is prohibited to drive while being under the influence of THC.
All current CBD medications also have at least 1% THC. While this isn't enough THC to produce an inhibitory effect on the body, it may still produce a positive roadside test.
There are a number of variables that determine how long you have to wait after taking a cannabinoid medication before you can drive. These include the strength of the THC in the medication you are taking, the dose of the medication, and the form in which you are administering it.
Your Doctor will let you know during your consultation how long you need to wait after taking your medication before you can drive.
No, you will not need to download any programs. We will send you a link via email and SMS message to join your teleconsultation.
Please ensure you click the link at least 10 minutes before your consultation begins. This will give you enough time to complete a medical questionnaire.
Yes you can. You are able to join the teleconsultation using your mobile, tablet, laptop or desktop.
Please ensure that your device has a stable internet connection, camera and microphone.
The initial consultation will cost $150.
Follow-up consultations will cost $100.
The Doctors are able to prescribe a variety of medications in different doses which can vary in price.