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2008-10-29 03:00:14

* New antiepileptic drug with a novel mechanism of action * Vimpat(R) helped people with epilepsy who still had uncontrolled partial onset seizures with current treatment * Vimpat(R) will be available in the U.S. as oral tablets and intravenous (IV) infusion * Vimpat(R) should be launched in the U.S. early 2009 by the well-established UCB epilepsy team Brussels, BELGIUM, October 29, 2008 at 7:00 CET- press release, regulated information - UCB announced today that the...

2008-09-03 15:00:42

UCB has announced that the European Commission has approved Vimpat for the treatment of epilepsy in patients 16 years and older. Vimpat holds the potential to improve quality of life for patients across the seven major markets whose seizures remain inadequately controlled with available treatments, and will also help to support UCB's market leading epilepsy franchise. The European Commission's decision to approve Vimpat (lacosamide) for epilepsy was based on data from three multicenter,...

2008-06-26 15:00:48

Press release: regulated information UCB announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has issued a positive opinion recommending that the European Commission grants a marketing authorisation for lacosamide, proposed trade name Vimpat(TM), for the adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in patients with epilepsy, aged 16 years and older. The recommendation has been...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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