epileptic encephalophathy

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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Cannabidiol Oil Safely Lessens Seizures in Treatment-resistant Children, Early Trial Data Show

ABSTRACT A team led by researchers at University of Saskatchewan, Canada, are conducting an open-label Phase 1 clinical study (NCT03024827) called CARE-E. Scientists are exploring the safety and impact of increasing doses of CBD-enriched cannabis herbal extract (CHE) used as add-on therapy in up 28 children (ages 1 to 10) with epileptic encephalopathy resistant to …

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