Cannabidivarin (CBDV) Versus Placebo in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Technical Report,01 Aug 2017,31 Jul 2018
Albert Eintsein College of Medicine, Inc. Bronx United States
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The CDC currently estimates 1 in 59 children have Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD. Children with ASD have problems with social communication, irritability, repetitive behaviors, impulsivity, temper tantrums, and a high caregiver burden. The only medications approved by the FDA for symptoms of ASD are aripiprazole and risperidone. Both of these are used to reduce irritability but have short-term and long-term side effects.
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