GW Pharmaceuticals plans to recruit approximately 116 children with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome to participate in a new clinical trial. The study … More
Four new studies on CBD and clobazam have conflicting results.
In a new study published this week, scientists describe their discovery that: “The combination of CBD and clobazam produced an anticonvulsant effect against hyperthermia‐induced seizures (in mouse) that was greater than that observed with either CBD or clobazam alone.”
The approval of EPIDYOLEX® marks a significant milestone, offering patients and their families the first in a new class of epilepsy medicines and the first and only EMA-approved CBD medicine to treat two severe and life-threatening forms of childhood-onset epilepsy.”
Dosing with a “Cannabis Herbal Extract” containing THC and other cannabinoids may be more effective than purified CBD alone, said researchers.
CanniMed® 1:20 was used in the clinical trial.
First drug (Epidiolex) containing purified substance derived from marijuana was approved by U.S. FDA: We’ll continue to support rigorous scientific research on potential medical uses of marijuana-derived products,” said FDA Commissioner Scott .Gottlieb
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Children with a severe form of #epilepsy experienced fewer seizures and a better quality of life, according to the first study of its kind.
@Tilray CBD oil was used in the phase 2 clinical trial.
Drug company earning multi-millions on MS med containing only 2 ingredients – THC and CBD ready to launch epilepsy drug this fall & now racing to develop CBD drugs for schizophrenia, #autism & other hard-to treat diseases.
Some children and young people with rare forms of epilepsy can have 1,000 or more seizures in just one month. … More