Preliminary Evidence On Cannabis Effectiveness And Tolerability For Adults With Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome

Key Findings

The authors retrospectively evaluated effectiveness and tolerability of cannabis in 19 adults with Tourette syndrome. Tics scores decreased by 60%, and 18 of the 19 participants were at least “much improved.” Cannabis was generally well tolerated, although most participants reported side effects.

Information and Links


Link: Preliminary Evidence On Cannabis Effectiveness And Tolerability For Adults With Tourette Syndrome

Year: 2017

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.16110310


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Tourette Syndrome — 4


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

Drugs Used

Cannabis