Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: a review of the literature.

Authors: Eleonore Deceuninck, Denis Jacques
Psychiatria Danubina, September 2019

BACKGROUND: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) is characterized by cyclic vomiting and compulsive need to take hot showers in the context of chronic cannabis use. Physicians’ lack of knowledge of CHS often results in a diagnostic delay of several years. The purpose of this…

Role of chronic cannabis use: Cyclic vomiting syndrome vs cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.

Authors: Thangam Venkatesan, David J. Levinthal, B U. K. Li, Sally E. Tarbell, Kathleen A. Adams, et al
Neurogastroenterology and Motility, June 2019

Cannabis is commonly used in cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) due to its antiemetic and anxiolytic properties. Paradoxically, chronic cannabis use in the context of cyclic vomiting has led to the recognition of a putative new disorder called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS…

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: An unrecognized cause of nausea and vomiting.

Authors: Tiffany N. Smith, Anne Walsh, Christopher P. Forest
Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, April 2019

Cannabis has long been used for medical and recreational purposes because of its antiemetic, analgesic, and mood effects. Ironically, chronic use of cannabis can result in paradoxical effects, including a condition known as cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. Patients with this …

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.

Authors: Jonathan A. Galli, Ronald Andari Sawaya, Frank K. Friedenberg
Current Drug Abuse Reviews, December 2011

Coinciding with the increasing rates of cannabis abuse has been the recognition of a new clinical condition known as Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome. Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome is characterized by chronic cannabis use, cyclic episodes of nausea and vomiting, and frequen…

Cannabinoid hyperemesis: a case series.

Authors: Michael W. Donnino, Michael N. Cocchi, Joseph Miller, Jonathan Fisher
The Journal of Emergency Medicine, April 2011

BACKGROUND: Cannabinoid use is prevalent in the United States, with recent reports of increased usage among younger Americans. Traditionally, cannabinoids have been used recreationally or as antiemetics; however, recent reports suggest that chronic abuse can result in the para…

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome: clinical diagnosis of an underrecognised manifestation of chronic cannabis abuse.

Authors: Siva P. Sontineni, Sanjay Chaudhary, Vijaya Sontineni, Stephen J. Lanspa
World Journal of Gastroenterology, 14 March 2009

Cannabis is a common drug of abuse that is associated with various long-term and short-term adverse effects. The nature of its association with vomiting after chronic abuse is obscure and is underrecognised by clinicians. In some patients this vomiting can take on a pattern si…

Cannabinoid hyperemesis: cyclical hyperemesis in association with chronic cannabis abuse.

Authors: J H Allen, G M de Moore, R Heddle, J C Twartz
Gut, November 2004

BACKGROUND AND AIMS: To explore the association between chronic cannabis abuse and a cyclical vomiting illness that presented in a series of cases in South Australia. METHODS: Nineteen patients were identified with chronic cannabis abuse and a cyclical vomiting illness. For le…