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2010-11-29 07:52:52

Especially good news for women with epilepsy has been revealed by researchers: breastfeeding your baby while taking seizure medications may not harm the child’s IQ later in life.

2010-11-25 21:57:52

New research from the Emory University School of Medicine offers reassurance for nursing mothers with epilepsy.

2010-11-25 21:41:52

There's good news for women with epilepsy.

2010-11-04 14:41:17

A large population-based study revealed that multiple antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) used by pregnant women to control seizures may cause poor school performance in their teenagers.

2010-10-21 13:43:48

A dozen new epilepsy drugs are giving doctors and patients more options, but making treatment decisions more complex, a Loyola epilepsy specialist reports in the journal Neurologic Clinics.

2010-10-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Keith Jensen of the Fort Worth, Texas-based law firm of Jensen, Belew & Gonzalez is announcing a $3.78 million settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer Inc.

2010-07-27 13:00:22

While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires a warning of an increased risk of suicide for all epilepsy drugs, a new study shows that only certain drugs may increase the risk.

2010-06-29 06:30:00

ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New long term data showed that Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V provided sustained reduction in seizure frequency for up to five years when used as an add-on treatment for uncontrolled partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy.

2010-03-29 10:42:33

Phenytoin is a well known antiepileptic agent widely used throughout the world.

2010-03-11 08:05:00

ATLANTA, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced that the antiepileptic drug (AED) Vimpat® (lacosamide) (C-V) demonstrated significantly fewer partial-onset seizures versus placebo in adults living with epilepsy, according to a Phase III clinical study published online in Epilepsia. This study was one of three that supported the approval of Vimpat by the U.S.


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