Doctors can prescribe Epidyolex with clobazam, a seizure-preventing cannabis-based treatment.
Pharmacists in England are to be reimbursed for dispensing cannabis-based products for the first time.
Teva has warned that shortages of the epilepsy drug will last a month long longer than previously expected.
NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.
The study reported that 10 and 20mg/kg cannabidiol reduced the frequency of convulsive seizures by 49 and 46 per cent respectively compared with baseline
The DHSC will reiterate its “great concern” to the suppliers of an epilepsy drug that has been affected by shortages, Seema Kennedy told the Commons
March 2019 saw the Department of Health and Social Care grant a record amount of medicine price concessions
The researchers did not identify a statistically significant association between AEDs and dementia
Compared with controls, Alzheimer's patients on AEDs were 37 per cent more likely to experience a stroke