The FDA approved the first drug with an active ingredient derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy. "Because of the adequate and well-controlled clinical studies that supported this approval, prescribers can have confidence in the drug's uniform strength and consistent delivery".
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Elizabeth Thiele, director of the paediatric epilepsy programme at Massachusetts General Hospital, professor or neurology at Harvard Medical School and a lead investigator in the Epidiolex clinical programme, said: "LGS and Dravet syndrome are two of the most severe and difficult-to-treat forms of childhood-onset epilepsy".
In a study involving children with Dravet syndrome, five percent became seizure free while taking the drug compared to none in the placebo arm, and patients also had a significantly greater median reduction in convulsive seizures (39 percent) compared to placebo (13 percent).
Epidiolex is reportedly an oral solution meant to treat seizures that are known to be associated with two particular types of epilepsy, the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, and Dravet syndrome, for children 2 years old and above.
LGA and Dravet syndrome develop in childhood and are rare, severe forms of epilepsy that are notoriously hard to treat. The medication contains canabidiol (CBD), a component of cannabis that doesn't have THC. But Garris highlighted that numerous side effects occur when it is taken with other medications, which she said is a concern because most patients are on other medications. Many clinical trials have been conducted or are now underway testing CBD's ability to treat a variety of ailments. However, Schultz says his company plans to create more CBD medications.
Despite today's approval, the FDA acknowledged in a statement that the cannabidinoid CBD still remains classified at this time as a schedule I controlled substance, and that the agency is "prepared to take action when we see the illegal marketing of CBD-containing products with serious, unproven medical claims". It's being delivered to patients in a reliable dosage form and through a reproducible route of delivery to ensure that patients derive the anticipated benefits.
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Tomorrow's match will decide on the victor of their Group A, which also enrolls the teams from Saudi Arabia and Egypt . Because Russia has the advantage in goal differential, it would win the group with a draw.
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What's the likelihood? Argentina are 48 per cent, Nigeria 45 per cent and Iceland 7 per cent to make the next stage. Both on six points, they have identical goal totals so a draw would mean top spot going to the best-behaved team .
Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri later scored a stoppage time victor to send the Swiss second in Group E, behind Brazil. The political back-and-forth has since been addressed by Switzerland head coach Vladimir Petkovic.
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A second victory on Saturday gives it six points and a chance to win Group F on Wednesday when the team faces Sweden . South Korea will be eliminated if Sweden wins or draws.
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Tite later addressed the media to say he would have backed his first instinct and offered his support to Neymar . Superstar Neymar added a second a few minutes later. "I don't know what else we could have done", Ramirez said.