Eslicarbazepine acetate (Aptiom) to treat seizures in adults. It is approved as an add-on medication to treat partial seizures associated with epilepsy.
These include euphoria, grandiosity, floating sensation, drowsiness, delusions and hallucinations. Side effects include irritation, headache, nystagmus, slurred speech, ataxia, staggering, nausea, vomiting, respiratory depression, convulsions,
Perampanel (Fycompa) to treat partial onset seizures in patients with epilepsy ages 12 years and older. ... Three clinical trials showed improvement in seizure control compared to placebo.
Changes to the label for dalfampridine (Ampyra) based on post-market adverse event reports of seizures in patients with multiple sclerosis. ... Additionally, patients who miss a dose should not take extra doses because it can increase seizure risk.
Photo by Thinkstock. A label change for varenicline (Chantix) warning about the drug's potential alcohol interaction, rare risk of seizures, and ongoing research into side effects on mood, behavior, or ... The risk of seizures should be weighed against
Patients who are ready to do something about an alcohol use disorder may require detoxification, which can almost always be done as an outpatient if they've never had seizures or ... Koob said. Although not FDA-approved for alcohol use disorder, the
older with certain seizure types when oral administration is temporarily not feasible.
Clobazam tablets (Onfi) for use as an adjunctive treatment for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in adults and children two years of age and older. ... The drug was granted orphan drug designation by the FDA based on effectiveness in two
Small practices are wondering how they will fit into the larger networks of accountable care organizations that are springing up nationwide. ... As accountable care organizations (ACOs) sprout up nationwide, some owners of small primary care practices
It's a good fit with the shift in health care to value, but the spending comes before the cost savings," she said.