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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...

2008-07-25 09:01:18

Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, a division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, has announced that the FDA has granted pediatric exclusivity for Topomax. The grant was based on studies submitted in response to a written request by the FDA to investigate the use of Topomax in pediatric patients aged one to 24 months with partial onset seizures. In addition to granting pediatric exclusivity, the FDA is continuing its review of the application to determine the safety and efficacy of Topomax in...

2008-07-24 18:00:23

TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho-McNeil Neurologics, a division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted pediatric exclusivity for TOPAMAX(R) (topiramate), based on studies submitted in response to a Written Request by the FDA to investigate the use of TOPAMAX in pediatric patients aged 1 to 24 months with partial onset seizures. In addition to granting pediatric exclusivity, the FDA is...


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