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2012-10-11 04:02:46

Epilepsy specialists will share their most updated knowledge on how to treat epilepsy and seizures through diets, epilepsy surgery, and anti-epileptic medications. Infantile spasms, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet´s Syndrome, genetics in epilepsy, autism, and how to deal with epilepsy emergencies will also be covered. Hackensack, NJ (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) offers an all-day educational program on the management...

2011-12-15 11:29:55

A lamotrigine/valproate treatment regimen significantly reduced seizure frequency A combination of two common drugs, lamotrigine and valproate, is more effective in treating difficult-to control epilepsy than other anti-epileptic regimens, according to a University of Washington report to be published online this week in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology. More than 3 million Americans have epilepsy, and about one million of these have a difficult-to-treat form....

2011-09-01 04:20:02

Looks to Expand Global Epilepsy Product Portfolio Tokyo, Sept 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that 35 abstracts highlighting the latest results from studies with its pipeline and portfolio products (perampanel: 5 abstracts, Zonegran(R): 5 abstracts, Zebinix(R): 25 abstracts) were presented at the 29th International Epilepsy Congress which took place in Italy (Rome) between August 28 and September 1, 2011. This research demonstrates...

2011-01-25 01:22:00

HATFIELD, England, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai announced today that it will submit Marketing Authorization Applications in the United States and the European Union for the investigational compound perampanel (E2007) based on the results of three Phase III pivotal studies. Perampanel is a first-in-class, highly selective non-competitive AMPA-type glutamate receptor antagonist, discovered and being developed by Eisai for adjunctive treatment of partial seizures in patients with...

2011-01-13 07:21:00

HATFIELD, England, January 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Epilepsy Treatment Zonegran(R) First Commercially Available Product Eisai Europe Limited, a subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd (Headquarters: Tokyo; President and CEO: Haruo Naito) announces the establishment of its sales and marketing operation in its wholly owned subsidiary in the Netherlands based in Amsterdam. The first Eisai product on the Dutch market is the epilepsy treatment Zonegran (zonisamide). Commenting...

2009-11-02 06:00:00

Harnessing the power of professional athletes, who wear helmets in their careers, to help erase the stigma associated with epilepsy. CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- November is Epilepsy Awareness Month. The Lennox Gastaut Syndrome Foundation (LGSF) and the American Epilepsy Outreach Foundation (AEOF) has joined with Eisai Pharmaceuticals and Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals to co-host the 1st Annual Helmets for Hope(TM) Campaign. The Helmets for Hope(TM) is an awareness...

2009-03-27 14:04:00

PRINCETON, N.J., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Zydus Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Topiramate Tablets USP, 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, and 200mg. This product is available for immediate shipment. Topiramate tablets are indicated as an initial monotherapy in patients 10 years old or older with partial onset or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. It is also...

2008-11-20 19:35:58

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug, rufinamide -- marketed as Banzel -- to treat severe epilepsy. The drug is to be used as an adjunctive treatment for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This approval offers another treatment option for patients who suffer from these debilitating, severe seizures, Dr. Russell Katz of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research said Thursday in a statement. Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a severe form of epilepsy...


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