Survey on Cannabis Use in Parkinson’s Disease: Subjective Improvement of Motor Symptoms

Survey on Cannabis Use in Parkinson’s Disease: Subjective Improvement of Motor Symptoms
Katerˇina Venderova ́, PharmD, PhD,1 Evzˇen Ru ̊zˇicˇka, MD, DSc,2* Viktor Vorˇı ́sˇek, PharmD,3 and Peter Visˇnˇovsky ́, MD, PhD1

1- Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University, Hradec Kra ́love ́, Czech Republic
2- Movement Disorders Centre, Department of Neurology, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic Division of Clinical Toxicology and Mass Spectrometry, Department of Biochemistry, University Hospital Hradec Kra ́love ́, Czech Republic
Abstract: An anonymous questionnaire sent to all patients attending the Prague Movement Disorder Centre revealed that 25% of 339 respondents had taken cannabis and 45.9% of these described some form of benefit. © 2004 Movement Disorder Society.
*Correspondence to: Dr. Evzˇen Ru ̊zˇicˇka, Movement Disorders Centre, Department of Neurology, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. E-mail: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.
Received 12 July 2003; Revised 20 December 2003; Accepted 16 January 2004