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Potential Pharmacokinetic Drug-Drug Interactions between Cannabinoids and Drugs Used for Chronic Pain, Marta Vázquez et al., 2020,

Potential Pharmacokinetic Drug-Drug Interactions between Cannabinoids and Drugs Used for Chronic Pain Marta Vázquez, Natalia Guevara, Cecilia Maldonado, Paulo Cáceres Guido, and Paula Schaiquevich Hindawi, BioMed Research International, 2020, Article ID 3902740, 9 pages Doi : 10.1155/2020/3902740 Choosing an appropriate treatment for chronic pain remains problematic, and despite the available medication for its treatment, still, many patients complain about pain and appeal to the use of cannabis derivatives for pain control. However, few data have been provided to clinicians about the pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions of cannabinoids with other concomitant administered medications. Therefore, the aim of this brief review is to assess the interactions between [...]

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome : A Case Report and Discussion Regarding Patients with Concurrent Disorders, Stephen Lee-Cheong et al., 2020,

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome : A Case Report and Discussion Regarding Patients with Concurrent Disorders Stephen Lee-Cheong, Amrita Grewal, Lukas Hestvik, Reza Rafizadeh, and Christian Schütz The Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 2020, 73, (4), 290-293   INTRODUCTION In October 2018, Canada legalized the nonmedical use of cannabis. Usage has traditionally been high in Canada, and after legalization, self-reported use increased from 14% to 18%.1 Given this increased usage, it is important to understand the adverse effects of cannabis. Here, we focus on a less well-recognized consequence, cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), first described in 2004.2 It may be seen more often in jurisdictions where cannabis is legalized; [...]

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Cannabinoids Promising for Improving Appetite, Behavior in Dementia, Pauline Anderson, Medscape Medical News, 2021

Cannabinoids Promising for Improving Appetite, Behavior in Dementia Pauline Anderson Medscape Medical News © March 19, 2021 For patients with dementia, cannabinoids may be a promising intervention for treating neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and the refusing of food, new research suggests. Results of a systematic literature review showed that cannabinoids were associated with reduced agitation, longer sleep, and lower NPS. They were also linked to increased meal consumption and weight gain. Refusing food is a common problem for patients with dementia, often resulting in worsening sleep, agitation, and mood, study investigator Niraj Asthana, MD, a second-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, told [...]

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An Analysis of Over-the-Counter Cannabidiol Products in the United Kingdom, Jonathan Paul Liebling et al., 2020

An Analysis of Over-the-Counter Cannabidiol Products in the United Kingdom Jonathan Paul Liebling, Nicholas James Clarkson, Blair William Gibbs, Andrew Stephen Yates, and Saoirse Elizabeth O’Sullivan Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 2020, 1-7. DOI: 10.1089/can.2019.0078   Abstract Introduction : Over-the-counter cannabidiol (CBD) products have seen unprecedented recent growth in the United Kingdom. However, analysis of these predominantly unregulated products from other countries tells us that they are often mislabeled or contain unlabeled and potentially dangerous chemicals. Thus, the aim of the present study was to analyze CBD oils available in the United Kingdom. Materials and Methods: Phytocannabinoids, residual solvent, and heavy metals were measured blinded in 29 [...]

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Clinical and Preclinical Evidence for Functional Interactions of Cannabidiol and Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol, Douglas L Boggs et al., 2018

Clinical and Preclinical Evidence for Functional Interactions of Cannabidiol and Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Douglas L Boggs, Jacques D Nguyen, Daralyn Morgenson, Michael A Taffe and Mohini Ranganathan Neuropsychopharmacology Reviews, 2018, 43, 142–154. doi : 10.1038/npp.2017.209; The plant Cannabis sativa, commonly called cannabis or marijuana, has been used for its psychotropic and mind-altering side effects for millennia. There has been growing attention in recent years on its potential therapeutic efficacy as municipalities and legislative bodies in the United States, Canada, and other countries grapple with enacting policy to facilitate the use of cannabis or its constituents for medical purposes. There are 4550 chemical compounds and 4100 phytocannabinoids [...]

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Les interactions CBD / médicaments, Swiss Medical Cannabis, 2020

Les interactions CBD / médicaments Posté le 6 avril 2020 par Swiss Medical Cannabis   Depuis l’augmentation de sa demande, le cannabidiol (CBD) attire significativement l’attention sur son potentiel à soulager les symptômes de l’insomnie, de l’anxiété, de la douleur chronique et d’une foule d’autres problèmes de santé. Les recherches menées à ce jour démontrent progressivement que le CBD est d’une grande sécurité d’emploi même à forte dose et peu d’effets secondaires, somme toute mineurs. Toutefois, il existe une mise en garde : le CBD peut interagir avec certains médicaments. L’interrogation porte ainsi sur la façon dont le corps métabolise certaines substances. Avant de [...]

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The Impact of Cannabidiol on Psychiatric and Medical Conditions, Thersilla Oberbarnscheidt & Norman S. Miller, 2019

The Impact of Cannabidiol on Psychiatric and Medical Conditions Thersilla Oberbarnscheidt, Norman S. Miller Journal of Clinical and Medical Research, 2020, 12, (7), 393-403. Doi : 10.14740/jocmr4159   Abstract Cannabidiol (CBD) is a substance chemically derived from Cannabis sativa and discussed to be non-psychoactive. According to the FDA, marijuana is classified as a schedule I substance; however, hemp which is defined as extracts from marijuana including cannabinoids containing less than 0.3% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is excluded from that controlled substance act and available at local convenience stores in the US as it is seen as an herbal supplement. CBD is purported to be used for various medical [...]

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Cannabis for Migraine Strongly Linked to Rebound Headache, Megan Brooks, Medscape Medical News, 2021

Cannabis for Migraine Strongly Linked to Rebound Headache Megan Brooks Medscape Medical News © March 09, 2021 Patients with chronic migraine who turn to cannabis to relieve headache pain may be setting themselves up for medication overuse headache, preliminary research suggests, although the direction of the relationship is unclear. Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, found a significant increase in the likelihood of medication overuse headache (rebound headache) in chronic migraine patients who use cannabis. Dr Niushen Zhang "This study shows that there is some kind of association between cannabis use and medication overuse headache in people with chronic migraine," lead investigator Niushen Zhang, MD, [...]

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Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Older Adults, Pauline Anderson, Medscape Medical News, 2021

Medical Cannabis Use Rising Among Older Adults Pauline Anderson Medscape Medical News ©March 22, 2021   More individuals are using medical cannabis, but the increase appears to be more pronounced among seniors, new research suggests. Results of a large Canadian survey study show that the proportion of older users among total users increased from 17.6% before 2017 to 26.7% in 2018 and 31.2% in 2019. The proportion of older users was 22.7% in 2020, but there were fewer participants in this latest sample (8869 in 2019 and 5644 in 2020). The majority of older respondents reported that they use cannabis to relieve pain and prefer cannabidiol [...]

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Cannabidiol as an Intervention for Addictive Behaviors : A Systematic Review of the Evidence, Mélissa Prud’homme et al., 2015

Cannabidiol as an Intervention for Addictive Behaviors : A Systematic Review of the Evidence Mélissa Prud’homme, Romulus Cata and Didier Jutras-Aswad Substance Abuse : Research and Treatment,  2015, 9, 33-38. doi : 10.4137/SART.S25081.   Abstract : Drug addiction is a chronically relapsing disorder characterized by the compulsive desire to use drugs and a loss of control over consumption. Cannabidiol (CBD), the second most abundant component of cannabis, is thought to modulate various neuronal circuits involved in drug addiction. The goal of this systematic review is to summarize the available preclinical and clinical data on the impact of CBD on addictive behaviors. MEDLINE and PubMed were searched [...]

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