Cannabinoid Analgesia as a Potential New Therapeutic Option in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

@article{Burns2006CannabinoidAA,
  title={Cannabinoid Analgesia as a Potential New Therapeutic Option in the Treatment of Chronic Pain},
  author={T. Burns and J. Ineck},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={40},
  pages={251 - 260}
}
Objective: To review the literature concerning the physiology of the endocannabinoid system, current drug development of cannabinoid agonists, and current clinical research on the use of cannabinoid agonists for analgesia. Data Sources: Articles were identified through a search of MEDLINE (1966–August 2005) using the key words cannabis, cannabinoid, cannabi*, cannabidiol, nabilone, THC, pain, and analgesia. No search limits were included. Additional references were located through review of the… Expand
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