Cannabidiol As A Potential Treatment For Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) In The Acute And Chronic Phases

Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) Fever Encephalitis Encephalomyelitis Epilepsy

Key Findings

After starting cannabidiol, 6 of 7 patients' seizures improved in frequency and duration.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabidiol As A Potential Treatment For Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) In The Acute And Chronic Phases

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1177/0883073816669450


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) according to the results found in this study.

Fever — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Fever according to the results found in this study.

Encephalitis — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Encephalitis according to the results found in this study.

Encephalomyelitis — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Encephalomyelitis according to the results found in this study.

Epilepsy — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Epilepsy according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabadiol (Epidiolex, GW Pharma)