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West syndrome followed by juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: a coincidental occurrence?
West syndrome is an age-dependent epilepsy with onset peak in the first year of life whose aetiology may be symptomatic or cryptogenic.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Baltimore Sun
Switch to generic can sometimes be problematic
Q: I have epilepsy and was well-controlled on Keppra and Topamax for years. When I was switched to generic Keppra without realizing it, I had several seizures in two weeks.
Wed May 22, 2013
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Successfully Completes Phase III Study of...
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Successfully Completes Phase III Study of USL255 for Adjunctive Treatment of Epilepsy in Patients With Refractory Partial-Onset Seizures /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
Wed May 08, 2013
Cause of Port Wine Birthmarks & Sturge-Weber Syndrome Found
Photo of a woman with Sturge-Weber Syndrome. One of the classic symptoms of the condition is a port-wine stain that typically appears on the face.
New Market Report: Banzel / Inovelon (Epilepsy) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022
GlobalData has released its new PharmaPoint Drug Evaluation report, "Banzel / Inovelon - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022". Epilepsy is a brain disorder characterized by spontaneously occurring and recurrent seizures.
Tue May 07, 2013
FDA Warns Against Use of Migraine Prevention Drugs in Pregnant Women
The FDA is alerting health care providers and patients that medications including and related to valproate sodium can cause decreased IQ scores in children whose mothers took the medication during pregnancy.
Globe and Mail
Pain during sex? It might be your oral contraceptive, study says
Low-dose estrogen oral contraceptives may increase a woman's risk for chronic pelvic-pain symptoms and even pain during sexual climax, a new study suggests.
Mon May 06, 2013
FDA Warns on Use of Certain Migraine Drugs During Pregnancy, Including FDA' Depacon and Stavzor
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! May 6, 2013 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care providers and patients that medications including and related to valproate sodium can cause decreased IQ scores in children whose mothers took the medication during pregnancy.
Sun May 05, 2013
Myoclonus and epilepsy in childhood: a review of treatment with...
Based on small numbers of patients, it is possible to make the following suggestions rather than categorical statements.
Supernus Secures Financing For CNS Pipeline Development
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases.
Sat May 04, 2013
Epilepsy and antiepileptic drug therapy in juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis.
To survey the characteristics of epilepsy in patients with juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis and determine the antiepileptic drug treatment most suitable for these patients.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
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Healthy Living: Valproic acid and autism
Dr. Chris Stodgell, Ph.D. of University of Rochester School of Medicine said, "The drug valproic acid is one that we've done research with." Known by the names Depakote or Depakene, valproic acid is used to treat seizures and may also be included in migraine or psychiatric drugs.