UCB Announces FDA Filing For Lacosamide In The Treatment Of Partial Onset Seizures In Adults With Epilepsy

UCB announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for filing the New Drug Application (NDA) for the use of lacosamide as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy. The application includes three lacosamide formulations — tablets, syrup and an intravenous injection. The proposed trade name for […]

New Guideline For How To Treat A Person’s First Unprovoked Seizure

A guideline developed by the American Academy of Neurology recommends a routine electroencephalogram (EEG) and brain scans be considered when diagnosing and treating adults who experience their first unprovoked seizure. Evidence shows such tools often detect brain abnormalities that caused the seizure and predict seizure recurrence. The guideline is published in the November 20, 2007, […]

New Epilepsy.com Site Empowers Community And Connects Those Living With Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Therapy Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing new therapies for people living with epilepsy, today unveiled the new epilepsy.com website. The updated epilepsy.com features expanded social networking and community space, personal epilepsy management tools and integrated videos to complement the more than 3500 pages of in-depth editorial content created by leading epilepsy […]