Prescription Recall
Mon, 04/24/2017
C.O. Truxton, Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 70952A of Phenobarbital Tablets, USP, 15 mg. A bottle labeled as phenobarbital 15 mg was found to contain phenobarbital 30 mg tablets. If you have the recalled product: Call your doctor immediately to...
Zika is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect that affects a baby's brain.
Tue, 04/18/2017
Pastula DM, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Kobau R. Enhanced Epilepsy Surveillance and Awareness in the Age of Zika. JAMA Neurol. Published online April 17, 2017. Doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.0215. Description of Article Since the Zika virus (ZIKV) was first...
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Tue, 04/18/2017
Alyssa Call recently advocated for those living with epilepsy in Washington, D.C., as a representative from the Epilepsy Foundation of Utah for the 2017 Teens Speak Up! and Public Policy Institute conference. As a Teens Speak Up! participant, Alyssa...
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Wed, 04/12/2017
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is one of the largest funders of epilepsy research in the United States. Their $157.9 million-a-year investment in epilepsy research represents around 82% of the epilepsy research that is not coming from...
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Wed, 04/12/2017
AK Birnbaum, IE Leppik, K Svendsen, L Eberly. Neurology, 2017; 88: 751-757. Purpose There are 30,000 seniors (65 and over) with epilepsy in the United States. It’s hard to identify and treat seizures in older persons because symptoms of seizures may...

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