Close Menu

cannabinoids

The Cannabinoids as Therapeutic Agents in the Management of Pain

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.192
Pages: 
576-80
Synopsis: 
This paper explored the suitability of naturally occurring and synthetic cannabinoids for pain management. The antinociceptive mechanisms identified for cannabinoids, relative to currently available analgesics, are promising in several cases, more so for chronic than for acute pain, where the potential remains hopeful but as yet unrealized.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This review focussed on the role of the endocannabinoid system in relation to pain transmission and modulation. Various facets of both naturally occurring and synthetic cannabinoids (CBs) were explored in an effort to ascertain their suitability in the treatment and management of pain.

Accepted: 
23 Oct, 2017
PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
Journal Authors: 
e-Published: 26 Oct, 2017

Cannabinoids and Cannabis Based Medicines in the Treatment of Chronic Pain: A Review

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.513
Synopsis: 
Anecdotal and traditional use has long proclaimed the use of cannabis in the management of a number of pain conditions. The article outlines the use of cannabinoids and cannabis based medicines in the treatment of chronic pain.

ABSTRACT

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
PDF Attachment: 
Journal Sections: 
Journal Authors: 
e-Published: 25 Jan, 2017

Disclaimer

Manuscripts that are Published Ahead of Print have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the West Indian Medical Journal. They may appear in their original format and may not be copy edited or formatted in the style guide of this Journal. While accepted manuscripts are not yet assigned a volume, issue or page numbers, they can be cited using the DOI and date of e-publication. See our Instructions for Authors on how to properly cite manuscripts at this stage. The contents of the manuscript may change before it is published in its final form. Manuscripts in this section will be removed once they have been issued to a volume and issue, but will still retain the DOI and date of e-publication.

Subscribe to RSS - cannabinoids
Top of Page