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Effect of sublingual application of cannabinoids on intraocular pressure: a pilot study.

Authors
  • Tomida, Ileana
  • Azuara-Blanco, Augusto
  • House, Heather
  • Flint, Maggie
  • Pertwee, Roger G
  • Robson, Philip J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of glaucoma
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2006
Volume
15
Issue
5
Pages
349–353
Identifiers
PMID: 16988594
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A single 5 mg sublingual dose of Delta-9-THC reduced the IOP temporarily and was well tolerated by most patients. Sublingual administration of 20 mg CBD did not reduce IOP, whereas 40 mg CBD produced a transient increase IOP rise.

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