Synthetic Cannabis Drug, Nabilone, Found to Ease Agitation in Alzheimer’s Patients

A drug made from a synthetic form of cannabis may offer a new treatment for those living with Alzheimer’s disease.

The drug, called Nabilone, has already received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration to treat nausea. But recently, the Sunnybrook Research Institute of Toronto, Ontario announced new research on the drug’s ability to treat agitation and aggression, common behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

As the study’s lead researcher, Krista…

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