Clinical Trial to Assess the Effect of Oral Cannabidiol on Seizure Frequency in Dogs with Intractable Idiopathic Epilepsy

Summary:  89 percent of dogs who received CBD in a clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures.

Stephanie McGrath DVM, MS; Lisa R. Bartner DVM, MS; Sangeeta Rao BVSc, PhD; Rebecca A. Packer DVM, MS and Daniel L. Gustafson PhD, Randomized blinded controlled clinical trial to assess the effect of oral cannabidiol administration in addition to conventional antiepileptic treatment on seizure frequency in dogs with intractable idiopathic epilepsy, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Published 2019 Jun 1, Vol 254, No. 11, Pages 1301-1308

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To assess the effect of oral cannabidiol (CBD) administration in addition to conventional antiepileptic treatment on seizure frequency in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy

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