D9-THC for nighttime agitation in severe dementia

Research Subject: Alzheimer's Disease
Author: Sebastian Walther, Richard Mahlberg and Uta Eichmann
Publish Date: 2006

Nighttime agitation occurs frequently in patients with dementia and represents the number one burden on caregivers today. Current treatment options are few and limited due to substantial side effects. The aim of the study was to measure the effect of the cannabinoid dronabinol on nocturnal motor activity.

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