In pharmacology, cannabinoids are "compounds having the cannabinoid structure. They were originally extracted from Cannabis sativa L. The most pharmacologically active constituents are tetrahydrocannabinol; cannabinol; and cannabidiol."
Cannabinoids may reduce vomiting from chemotherapy.
Cannabinoids do not seem to help dementia.
Dronabinol, in a single study, may be worse than placebo for neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury.
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