Effective Treatment Of Spasticity Using Dronabinol In Pediatric Palliative Care

Spasticity (Pediatric)

Key Findings

16 children, adolescents and young adults having complex neurological conditions with spasticity (aged 1.3-26.6 years, median 12.7 years) were treated with dronabinol...In the majority of pediatric palliative patients the treatment with dronabinol showed promising effects in treatment resistant spasticity.

Information and Links


Link: Effective Treatment Of Spasticity Using Dronabinol In Pediatric Palliative Care

Year: 2016

DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2016.07.021


Ratings

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Spasticity (Pediatric) — 4


Probability toward demonstrable efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Spasticity (Pediatric) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Dronabinol (drops of the 2.5% oily tetrahydrocannabinol solution were administered).