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Cannabis: A Unique Analgesic. Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D. California Cannabis Research Medical Group P.O Box 9143 Berkeley, CA 94709 WWW.CCRMG.ORG. Agitation, confusion progressing to sedation No Pupillary changes but injected sclera No respiratory effects No death.

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Cannabis a unique analgesic

Cannabis: A Unique Analgesic

Tod H. Mikuriya, M.D.

California Cannabis Research Medical Group

P.O Box 9143

Berkeley, CA 94709

WWW.CCRMG.ORG


Toxicity overdose cannabis opioids

Agitation, confusion progressing to sedation

No Pupillary changes but injected sclera

No respiratory effects

No death

Sedation, deepening unresponsiveness, coma

Pin Point Pupils

Respiratory depression

Death

Toxicity/OverdoseCannabis Opioids


Cannabis an antidepressant

Cannabis, an Antidepressant

  • Depression is a presenting feature of chronic disease pain.

  • Worsened by sedatives that decrease mobility and functionality

  • Not a sedative, cannabis increases mobility and functioning

  • Cannabis improves and normalizes sleep

  • Facilitates gastrointestinal functioning


Immunomodulator analgesic

Immunomodulator-Analgesic

  • Cannabinoids, unique non-watersoluble precursors of eicosanoids modulate both generalized and local inflammatory reactions through the prostaglandin systems.

  • Arthritic and neuritic inflammatory processes are relieved.

  • Involved in control of spasticity of inflammatory etiology


Antispasmodic

Antispasmodic

  • Both smooth and skeletal muscle spasm are eased by cannabis.

  • Peristalsis and glandular functioning are normalized by cannabis.

  • Both relief of spasm and promoting normal peristalsis and evacuation.


Cannabis an easement

Cannabis, an easement

  • Not a narcotic

  • A mood modulator, a calmative that restores control at optimum dose.

  • Not a sedative when inhaled at low dose

  • An immunomodulator for generalized and local inflammatory processes

  • Antispasmodic smooth and skeletal muscle relaxant


Chronic disease pain control

Chronic Disease Pain Control

  • A mood modulator that both decreases emotional reactivity and vulnerability to pain by:

    • Controlling the immediate target symptom

    • Modulating emotional response

    • Promoting quality sleep

    • Normalizing gastrointestinal functioning


Antidepressant

Antidepressant

  • Modulates and mobilizes emotional reactivity

  • Increases focus and concentration

    • Decreases distraction and intrusion of pain perception

    • Improves amount and quality of sleep to enhance cognition

  • Improves mobility and functioning

  • Restores a sense of control and self-esteem


Cannabis opioids

Antidepressant

Antispasmodic

Appetite stimulant

Promotes peristalsis

Promotes evacuation

Anti Pruritic

Sedative

Mild antispasmodic

Appetite suppressant

GERD and Gastritis

Constipates

Pruritic

Cannabis Opioids


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