Drug Alert
Sep 18, 2018
People using Onfi, the brand name for clobazam, should know that generic forms of this drug may be available in the coming months. Lundbeck received approval of Onfi from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2011 for the treatment of...
risk
Sep 17, 2018
Much of what we know about the frequency of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in the general epilepsy population comes from studies performed in the late 1990s and 2000s. The rate of SUDEP is estimated to be about 1 per 1,000 patients per...
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Sep 12, 2018
Kuhlman L, et al. Brain, 9(1): 2619-2630. Unpredictability of seizures is a top issue in the epilepsy community. There is both the fear of not knowing when a seizure will start and not knowing what triggers the seizure onset. In 2013, Neurovista...
basic science
Sep 11, 2018
Stewart M. Journal of Physiological Sciences, 2018 Jul;68(4):307-32. A recent review of the causes of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) highlights findings from studies in animals. This information helps scientists explore how and why...
webinar
Sep 11, 2018
Webinar on Wednesday, October 10, 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET REGISTER HERE Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, to learn about cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment for epilepsy. Epidiolex® (a > 98% purified, oil-based CBD extract from the...

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