Marijuana for parkinsonian tremor.

@article{Frankel1990MarijuanaFP,
  title={Marijuana for parkinsonian tremor.},
  author={J. Frankel and A. Hughes and A. Lees and G. Stern},
  journal={Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={53},
  pages={436}
}
In the late nineteenth century cannabis was often prescribed for Parkinsonian tremor, apparently with benefit.' Marijuana is known to contain' several active substances with multiple properties and these include psychotropic, hypnotic, tranquillising, antiemetic, anticonvulsant and analgesic actions. The most potent constituent is thought to be tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and its hedonic properties have long been exploited for recreational purposes. One of our patients whose severe Parkinsonian… Expand
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