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Epilepsy

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First cannabis-based medicines approved for reimbursement

Pharmacists in England are to be reimbursed for dispensing cannabis-based products for the first time.

Gabitril shortages to last until end of October

Teva has warned that shortages of the epilepsy drug will last a month long longer than previously expected.

‘Not enough evidence’ to recommend cannabis says NICE

NICE has decided not to recommend the use of cannabis-based medicines in severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

Cannabidiol ‘almost halves’ epilepsy seizures

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

Pharmacy minister grilled on epilepsy drug shortages

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

DHSC grants record concessions amid shortages

March 2019 saw the Department of Health and Social Care grant a record amount of medicine price concessions

No link between AEDs and dementia

The researchers did not identify a statistically significant association between AEDs and dementia

AEDs increase stroke risk in AD

Compared with controls, Alzheimer's patients on AEDs were 37 per cent more likely to experience a stroke