Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis withdrawal syndrome: a case report

  title={Cannabidiol for the treatment of cannabis withdrawal syndrome: a case report},
  author={J. Crippa and J. Hallak and J. P. Machado-de-Sousa and R. Queiroz and M. Bergamaschi and M. H. Chagas and A. W. Zuardi},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics},
  • J. Crippa, J. Hallak, +4 authors A. W. Zuardi
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics
  • What is known and Objective: Cannabis withdrawal in heavy users is commonly followed by increased anxiety, insomnia, loss of appetite, migraine, irritability, restlessness and other physical and psychological signs. Tolerance to cannabis and cannabis withdrawal symptoms are believed to be the result of the desensitization of CB1 receptors by THC. 
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