Cannabinoids for epilepsy.

  title={Cannabinoids for epilepsy.},
  author={David S. Gloss and Barbara G Vickrey},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Marijuana appears to have anti-epileptic effects in animals. It is not currently known if it is effective in patients with epilepsy. Some states in the United States of America have explicitly approved its use for epilepsy. OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of marijuana, or one of marijuana's constituents in the treatment of people with epilepsy. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Epilepsy Group Specialized Register (May 15, 2012), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled… CONTINUE READING


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