The Cannabinoid Antagonist AM251 Attenuates Nicotine Self-administration And Nicotine-seeking Behaviour In Rats

Addiction to Nicotine

Key Findings

These preclinical findings support the use of rimonabant as a smoking cessation aid and highlight the CB1 receptor as a viable target to control intake of nicotine and prevent relapse.

Information and Links


Link: The Cannabinoid Antagonist AM251 Attenuates Nicotine Self-administration And Nicotine-seeking Behaviour In Rats

Year: 2008


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Addiction to Nicotine — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Nicotine according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

AM251