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Managing drug-resistant epilepsy: challenges and solutions

ABSTRACT To date, there are restricted data assessing chronic models of epilepsy as well as animal models of epileptogenesis. Some clinical evidence indicates that CBD is able to manage epilepsy in adults and children affected by refractory seizures, with a favorable side effect profile. Tzadok et al treated 74 pediatric patients, who were resistant to …

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Epilepsy and Cannabis: A Literature Review

ABSTRACT Epilepsy is considered to be one of the most common non-communicable neurological diseases especially in low to middle-income countries. Approximately one-third of patients with epilepsy have seizures that are resistant to antiepileptic medications. Clinical trials for the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy have mostly focused on new drug treatments, and result in a significant …

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Could Cannabidiol be a Treatment Option for Intractable Childhood and Adolescent Epilepsy?

ABSTRACT Some U.S. states now allow the use of cannabis for medical treatment. Many patients with epilepsy have wanted to try cannabis as a treatment even though preclinical and clinical evidence is limited. As mentioned above, several clinical studies have investigated CBD after the late 19th century. Recent studies have shown an effect of CBD …

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