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Epilepsy Centers
Feb 29, 2020
  Dr. Nathan Fountain is the previous president of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC), a trade organization representing over 240 epilepsy centers in the United States. In 2019, we asked Dr. Fountain to reflect on...
Drug Alert
Feb 25, 2020
Update: February 25, 2020 The Epilepsy Foundation has stayed in contact with the agency in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that handles drug shortages. The agency has been proactively working with the manufacturers of levetiracetam (...
Medication alert about recall
Feb 21, 2020
On January 10, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a company alert about a voluntary recall of lamotrigine 100 mg tablets from Taro Pharmaceuticals. Lamotrigine 100 mg tablets from lot # 331771 are being recalled due to...
Emergency Room Sign
Feb 18, 2020
What is status epilepticus? Status epilepticus is a condition that occurs when a seizure lasts for more than 5 minutes or when seizures are so close together that a person does not recover in between them. Status epilepticus is important because...
Two people thinking innovatively
Feb 18, 2020
“Partnership had always been a core value, and we recognized that we needed greater scale and reach to have more significant impact in our mission to accelerate new therapies,” Warren Lammert, Co-founder of the Epilepsy Therapy Project. The...

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