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Epilepsy surgery typically involves removing a single area of the brain that has been shown to be the source of the person's seizures. The doctors locate this area by performing a variety of diagnostic tests as part of the presurgical assessment...
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is a common form of epilepsy that usually is easily controlled by treatment with Depakote (valproate) alone. The syndrome usually requires lifelong treatment but with the right choice of medications, people who have...
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is a common epilepsy syndrome, which occurs in 7% of all people with epilepsy. If correctly diagnosed, up to 90% of people with JME become seizure-free on a regimen of medication, usually Depakote (valproate)....
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is not considered a severe condition. If the seizures are not controlled by medication, the doctor may have doubts about the diagnosis, the adequacy of treatment, or about the patient's lifestyle or compliance with...
Pfizer Inc announced in late October, 2003, that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), seeking approval for a new seizure medicine called pregabalin (pree-gab-uh-lin). Pregabalin has been...

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