Effects of nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid, on postoperative pain.

@article{Beaulieu2006EffectsON,
  title={Effects of nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid, on postoperative pain.},
  author={Pierre Beaulieu},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  year={2006},
  volume={53 8},
  pages={769-75}
}
  • Pierre Beaulieu
  • Published 2006 in
    Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal…
PURPOSE Cannabinoids have been shown to have analgesic properties in animal studies, but a potential role for these drugs in acute pain management has not been established. It was hypothesized that nabilone, an oral cannabinoid synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol analogue, decreases morphine consumption, pain scores, nausea and vomiting following major surgery… CONTINUE READING