Mode of action of cannabinoids on nociceptive nerve endings

Abstract

In recent years, cannabinoids have emerged as attractive alternatives or supplements to therapy for chronic pain states. However, in humans the activation of cannabinoid receptors in neurons of the central nervous system is associated with psychotropic side effects, temporary memory impairment and dependence, which arise via the effects of cannabinoids on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-009-1762-0

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