Food products based on Cannabis extract: from “Brisadeiro” to searching for a therapeutic effect

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v11i2.25422

Keywords:

Marihuana; Cannabinoids; Cannabinoid Receptor.

Abstract

Introduction. Cannabis-based edibles have become a lucrative and in-demand market. Despite not being legalized in Brazil, marijuana is found in oral preparations illegally marketed in the country and the search for these products has grown in recent years. The present study aims to gather data from the scientific literature on the physiology of the endocannabinoid system, effects of oral cannabis consumption, pharmacokinetics, possible toxic and therapeutic effects and ways of detection, seeking to contribute to filling the gap that still exists on the theme. Methodology. An integrative review was carried out in the PubMed database for publications of the last 5 years in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Results. The search resulted in 128 articles from which the works that did not meet the inclusion criteria were removed, leaving 28 articles used. Conclusions. It is necessary to carry out a greater number of clinical trials with oral cannabis, in the various existing formulations, to better understand its pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic potential and its adverse effects.

Author Biographies

Josué de Araújo Delmiro, Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoa

Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoa – Uncisal

Faculdade de Medicina

Maceió – Alagoas

Francisco Brenon de Oliveira Torres, Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoa

Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoa – Uncisal

Faculdade de Medicina

Maceió – Alagoas

Antonia Amanda Cardoso de Almeida, Universidade Federal do Piauí

Universidade Federal do Piauí – UFPI

Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências

Farmacêuticas

Teresina - Piauí

Paulo Michel Pinheiro Ferreira, Universidade Federal do Piauí

Universidade Federal do Piauí – UFPI

Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências

Farmacêuticas

Teresina – Piauí

Aníbal de Freitas Santos Júnior, Universidade de do Estado da Bahia

Universidade de do Estado da Bahia – Uneb

Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências

Farmacêuticas

Salvador – Bahia

Bruno Coêlho Cavalcanti, Universidade Federal do Ceará

Universidade Federal do Ceará – UFC

Núcleo de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimentos de Medicamentos - NPDM

Fortaleza – Ceará

Felipe Carneiro Cavalcanti da Silva, Universidade Federal do Piauí

Universidade Federal do Piauí – UFPI

Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências

Farmacêuticas

Teresina – Piauí

Hemerson Iury Ferreira Magalhães, Universidade Federal da Paraíba

Universidade Federal da Paraíba – UFPB

Programa de Pós Graduação em Produtos Naturais e Sintéticos Bioativos

João Pessoa - Paraíba

Jose Roberto de Oliveira Ferreira, Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoas

Universidade Estadual de Ciências da Saúde de Alagoas – Uncisal

Núcleo de Ciências Biológicas

Maceió -Alagoas

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Published

19/01/2022

How to Cite

DELMIRO, J. de A. .; TORRES, F. B. de O. .; ALMEIDA, A. A. C. de .; FERREIRA, P. M. P. .; SANTOS JÚNIOR, A. de F. .; CAVALCANTI, B. C. .; SILVA, F. C. C. da .; MAGALHÃES, H. I. F. .; FERREIRA, J. R. de O. . Food products based on Cannabis extract: from “Brisadeiro” to searching for a therapeutic effect . Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. e10711225422, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i2.25422. Disponível em: https://www.rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/25422. Acesso em: 28 feb. 2024.

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