Antiepileptic drug

The positive results of the first pivotal phase 3 study of the investigational medicine Epidiolex ( Cannabidiol or CBD )...


The aim of a study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the new antiepileptic drug Brivaracetam ( Briviact...


Brivaracetam ( UCB 34714; Briviact ) is an add-on treatment for adult patients with partial seizures. Similar to Levetiracetam (...


In February 2014, the American Heart Association [ AHA ] /American Stroke Association [ ASA ] released their first guideline...


Preliminary efficacy and safety data on 27 children and young adults with treatment-resistant epilepsy who have been treated with an...


A phase III clinical trial ( Study 332 ) of AMPA receptor antagonist Perampanel ( Fycompa ) has met its...


A study ( Study 307 ) has evaluated safety, tolerability, seizure frequency, and regional variations in treatment responses with the...


Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy ( SUDEP ) is the leading cause of death in people with chronic refractory epilepsy....


Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy ( SUDEP ) is the leading cause of death in people with chronic refractory epilepsy....


Different antiepileptic drugs ( AEDs ) vary considerably in their characteristics, which influences the risk of whether switching between different...


There is new evidence on neurodevelopmental delay in children following maternal use of Sodium Valproate. A European review is underway...


The European Commission ( EC ) has approved extension application regarding the use of antiepileptic agent Zonegran ( Zonisamide )...


The efficacy and safety / tolerability of adjunctive Zonisamide ( Zonegran ) treatment in pediatric patients with partial epilepsy, was...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has advised health care professionals and women that the anti-seizure medication Valproate...


Aptiom ( Eslicarbazepine acetate ) is a prescription medicine used with other medicines to treat partial-onset seizures.Aptiom, a voltage-gated sodium...


Sunovion Pharmaceuticals has announced that the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Aptiom ( Eslicarbazepine acetate ),...


Carbamazepine ( Tegretol ) is an antiepileptic drug that is indicated for the treatment of generalised tonic clonic seizures. Carbamazepine...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has completed its analysis of reports of suicidality ( suicidal behavior or...


Zonisamide ( Zonegran ) is a sulphonamide derivative that inhibits carbonic anhydrase; it resembles Topiramate ( Topamax ). The main clinical...


The purpose of the study by researchers from American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon, was to identify risk...