Use for cannabinoid

Roger Guy Pertwee (Inventor), Geoffrey W Guy (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

3 Citations (Scopus)


The invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinolds in the manufacture of medicaments for use in the treatment of diseases and conditions benefiting from neutral antagonism of the CB, cannabinoid receptor. Preferably the cannabinoid is tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). Preferably the diseases and conditions to be treated are taken from the group: obesity, schizophrenia, epilepsy, cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, bone disorders, bulimia, obesity associated with type n diabetes (non-insulin dependant diabetes) and in the treatment of drug, alcohol and nicotine abuse or dependency.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS2008119544
IPCA61K31/353; A61K36/185; A61K31/352;
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2008


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