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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

nabiximols 
An herbal preparation containing a defined quantity of specific cannabinoids formulated for oromucosal spray administration with potential analgesic activity. Nabiximols contains a standardized extract of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the non-psychoactive cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), other minor cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes from two cannabis plant varieties. Cannabinoids interact with G protein-coupled cannabinoid 1 (CB1) receptors in the central nervous system, resulting in analgesic, euphoric, and anticonvulsive effects. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:cannabidiol mixture with tetrahydrocannabinol
cannabis-based oromucosal spray GW-1000-02
THC and CBD mixture
US brand name:Sativex
Foreign brand name:Sativex
Code names:GW-1000
GW-1000-02