Cannabinoid-opioid Interaction In Chronic Pain

Addiction to Opiod Based Pain Killers

Key Findings

Vaporized cannabis augments the analgesic effects of opioids without significantly altering plasma opioid levels. The combination may allow for opioid treatment at lower doses with fewer side effects.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabinoid-opioid Interaction In Chronic Pain

Year: 2011

DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2011.188


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Addiction to Opiod Based Pain Killers — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Opiod Based Pain Killers according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Vaporized cannabis