Antitussive activity of some naturally occurring cannabinoids in anesthetized cats.

Authors: Robert Gordon, Robert J.Gordon, R.Duane Sofia
European Journal of Pharmacology, February 1976

Experimental cough was elicited in pentobarbital-anesthetized cats by either electrical stimulation of the superior laryngeal nerve or by mechanical stimulation of the tracheal mucosa. Intravenous administration of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) effectively reduced the ampl…