Is cannabidiol the ideal drug to treat non-motor Parkinson’s disease symptoms?

  title={Is cannabidiol the ideal drug to treat non-motor Parkinson’s disease symptoms?},
  author={J. Crippa and J. Hallak and A. W. Zuardi and F. Guimar{\~a}es and V. Tumas and R. D. Dos Santos},
  journal={European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience},
  • J. Crippa, J. Hallak, +3 authors R. D. Dos Santos
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience
  • Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder characterized by motor symptoms such as bradykinesia, rest tremor, postural disturbances, and rigidity. PD is also characterized by non-motor symptoms such as sleep disturbances, cognitive deficits, and psychiatric disorders such as psychosis, depression, and anxiety. The pharmacological treatment for these symptoms is limited in efficacy and induce significant adverse reactions, highlighting the need for better treatment options… CONTINUE READING
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