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Current Neuropharmacology

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ISSN (Print): 1570-159X
ISSN (Online): 1875-6190

Potential Effects of Cannabidiol as a Wake-Promoting Agent

Author(s): Eric Murillo-Rodriguez, Andrea Sarro-Ramirez, Daniel Sanchez, Stephanie Mijangos-Moreno, Alma Tejeda-Padron, Alwin Poot-Ake, Khalil Guzman, Elda Pacheco-Pantoja and Oscar Arias-Carrion

Volume 12 , Issue 3 , 2014

Page: [269 - 272] Pages: 4

DOI: 10.2174/1570159X11666131204235805

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Abstract

Over the last decades, the scientific interest in chemistry and pharmacology of cannabinoids has increased. Most attention has focused on Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) as it is the psychoactive constituent of Cannabis sativa (C. sativa). However, in previous years, the focus of interest in the second plant constituent with non-psychotropic properties, cannabidiol (CBD) has been enhanced. Recently, several groups have investigated the pharmacological properties of CBD with significant findings; furthermore, this compound has raised promising pharmacological properties as a wake-inducing drug. In the current review, we will provide experimental evidence regarding the potential role of CBD as a wake-inducing drug.

Keywords: Dopamine, hypothalamus, marijuana, sleep, sleepiness.


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