Cannabis for Sleep Apnea

Studies and Information on Cannabis for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea occurs when the upper airway are restricted or blocked repeatedly during sleep. It is a relatively common condition signified by signs and symptoms such as snoring, gasping for air, diminished or absent episodes of breathing causing a number of possible complications such as cognitive disorders, cardio-vascular illness, or metabolic disorders for example.

Ratings for Cannabis and Sleep Apnea

Rated 2.3 / 5 (How Ratings Work)

Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of sleep apnea.
Based on 4 Studies from 2002 - 2017

Studies on Cannabis and Sleep Apnea

Study Name, Description & Year


Pharmacotherapy Of Apnea By Cannabimimetic Enhancement, The PACE Clinical Trial: Effects Of Dronabinol In Obstructive Sleep Apnea
A double-blind placebo-controlled trial conducted on 73 patients with the condition. — 2017


Proof Of Concept Trial Of Dronabinol In Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Human trial conducted on 17 patients with sleep apnea — 2013