Night Blindness Research Dashboard
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CannaKeys has 3 studies associated with Night Blindness.
Here is a small sampling of Night Blindness studies by title:
- Endocannabinoid signaling enhances visual responses through modulation of intracellular chloride levels in retinal ganglion cells.
- Cannabis improves night vision: a case study of dark adaptometry and scotopic sensitivity in kif smokers of the Rif mountains of northern Morocco.
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- Chemotype guidance for treating Night Blindness with cannabis
- Synopsis of cannabis research for Night Blindness
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Overview - Night Blindness
Description of Night Blindness
The ability to see at night can range on a spectrum ranging between very good, poor to night blindness. Natural night vision occurs when the eyes adjust over time to reduced light levels. The pupils widen allowing more light to enter. The darker it is the wider the pupils dilate to allow for sight. Acute exposure to bright lights such as a flashlight renders night vision temporarily null and void and it will take some time to regain the ability to see in the dark. Poor night vision can also be pathological and causes may include dry eyes, lack of vitamins (e.g. vitamin A), pharmaceutical drugs (e.g. Accutane), or underlying eye disorders (e.g. glaucoma, cataracts) for example.
Diseases of the Eye, Adnexa
ICD-10 Code: H53.6
Night Blindness Symptoms:
Poor night vision
Also known as:
Poor Night Vision, Abnormal dark adaptation curve, Congenital night blindness, Acquired night blindness
THC Interaction with Pharmaceutical Drugs
- THC can enhance the effects of drugs that cause sedation and depress the central nervous system, such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and alcohol, for example.
- THC is metabolized by and an inhibitor of a number of enzymatic liver pathways referred to as cytochrome P450. There are more than 50 enzymes belonging to this enzyme family, a number of which are responsible for the breakdown of common drugs such as antidepressants (e.g. amitriptyline, doxepine, fluvoxamine), antipsychotics (haloperidol, clozapine, stelazine), beta-blockers (e.g. propranolol), bronchodilators (e.g. theophylline), or bloodthinners (e.g. warfarin). Thus patients taking these classes of medication may find that THC increases the concentration and effects of these drugs as well as the duration of their effects.
- Clinical observation suggests no likely interactions with other pharmaceuticals at a total daily dose of up to 20mg THC.
CBD Interaction with Pharmaceutical Drugs
- CBD may alter action on metabolic enzymes (certain drug-transport mechanisms), and as such may alter interactions with other drugs, some of which may produce therapeutic or adverse effects. For instance, CBD interacts with the enzyme cytochrome P450 3A4 and cytochrome P450 2C19, increasing the bioavailability of anti-epileptic drugs such as clobazam (a benzodiazepine). This makes it possible to achieve the same results at significantly lower dosages, reducing treatment costs and risks of adverse effects.
- Groups of drugs affected include: anti-epileptic drugs, psychiatric drugs, and drugs affecting metabolic enzymes, for example.
- Clinical observations suggest no likely interactions with other pharmaceuticals at a total daily dose of up to 100mg CBD
THC Dosage Considerations
- THC micro dose: 0.1 mg to 0.4 mg
- THC low dose: 0.5 mg to 5 mg
- THC medium dose: 6 mg to 20 mg
- THC high dose: 21 mg to 50+ mg
CBD Dosage Considerations
- CBD low dose: 0.4 mg to 19 mg
- CBD medium dose: 20 mg to 99 mg
- CBD high dose: 100 mg to 800+ mg (upper limits tested ~1,500mg)
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