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  1. Medical marijuana bills up for debate Friday in unicameralRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    ... oil could be the biggest force behind the bills. Families of children with severe epilepsy want the drug to treat seizures, which often prevent mental development in children. Sen. Sue Crawford's bill exclusively legalizes the oil. The other bill, ...

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  2. Targeting pharmacoresistant epilepsy and epileptogenesis with a dual-purpose antiepileptic drugRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Brain.oxfordjournals.org

    ... 6 weeks, 150 mg/kg or 300 mg/kg) after induction of epilepsy in mice has an effect on the development of chronic seizures and neuropathological correlates of chronic epilepsy. We found that eslicarbazepine acetate exhibits strong antiepileptogenic ...

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  3. Medical Cannabidiol card application availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | KCRG

    ... Act in 2014. Cannabidiol is a non-smokable oil extract of marijuana with a low THC level that can be used to treat seizures. Patients must have a neurologist's recommendation to receive the state-issued registration card, which will be issued ...

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  4. Data from Phase 3 Study Evaluating Brivaracetam as Adjunctive Treatment of Partial-Onset SeizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Drugs.com

    Today UCB announced the primary efficacy and safety data from the latest Phase 3 study evaluating brivaracetam as adjunctive treatment in adult epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures.1 This study with brivaracetam represents the largest Phase 3 study conducted in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures. Brivaracetam is an investigational antiepileptic drug and is not approved by any regulatory authority worldwide.

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  5. Phenytoin InjectionRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | ASHP

    ... Table 2 provides some alternative treatment options for the treatment of status epilepticus or acute repetitive seizures in neonates, infants, and children. West-Ward, Customer Service (personal communication). March 2 and 29, April 25, May 18, June ...

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  6. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Sues TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BioSpace

    ... 7,722,898, 7,910,131, 8,617,600 and 8,821,930 cover once-a-day oxcarbazepine formulations and methods of treating seizures using those formulations. Patent protection for Oxtellar XR expires in 2027. The Complaint - filed on January 16, 2015 in the ...

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  7. Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Initiates Phase 2a Study Of AZ-002...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | BioSpace

    ARS occurs in a subset of patients with epilepsy who regularly experience breakthrough seizures, despite treatment with a regular regimen of anti-epileptic drugs. "Our team has been working with some of the leading opinion leaders in the field of epilepsy to finalize our development strategy for AZ-002," said , PhD, Executive Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Scientific Officer of Alexza.

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  8. Carly's Law study of marijuana-based CBD medicine gets approval from UAB committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    Dustin Chandler of the Birmingham area holds his 3-year-old daughter, Carly, next to Gov. Robert Bentley during a gathering at Pelham City Hall on July 22, 2014, in celebration of the passage of Carly's Law. Families with children who could benefit from the marijuana-derived oil to treat seizures also attended.

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  9. Brazil Frees CBDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | High Times

    ... from the list of banned substances, meaning the marijuana molecule can now be prescribed by physicians for treating seizures, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia and other ailments. Previously, the country's Federal Medical Council sanctioned ...

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  10. The patients told they are depressed or anxious when a simple virus is to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    ... of sleep, and may worsen migraine. Certain types of epilepsy can lead to confusion and odd behaviour because seizures can damage different parts of the brain, while brain tumours and parasitic diseases such as Lyme disease - a bacterial infection ...

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  11. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Sues Par For Infringement Of Trokendi XR PatentsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | BioSpace

    ... Nos. 8,298,576, 8,298,580, 8,663,683 and 8,877,248 cover once-a-day topiramate formulations and methods of treating seizures using those formulations. Patent protection for Trokendi XR expires no earlier than 2027. The Complaint-filed in the U.S. ...

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  12. Moms Take #stoptheseizures Medical Cannabis Appeal to Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | CNN

    What if your child had dozens, maybe even hundreds, of seizures per day? You've tried scores of medications but the fits won't stop. There is something that could help, a plant, but the only thing standing between it and your child is government prohibition.

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  13. Mom helps baby sleep despite seizure medsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Click2Houston

    ABOUT EVERY STATE IN THE NATION, INCLUDING TEXAS. A SUGAR LAND MOM WHOSE SON WAS SUFFERING FROM DEBILITATING SEIZURES IS HELPING OTHERS WITH A NATURAL TREATMENT THAT SHE HERSELF CAME UP WITH.

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  14. Supernus Sues Par for Infringement of Trokendi XR(R) PatentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | GlobeNewswire

    ... Nos. 8,298,576, 8,298,580, 8,663,683 and 8,877,248 cover once-a-day topiramate formulations and methods of treating seizures using those formulations. Patent protection for Trokendi XR expires no earlier than 2027. The Complaint - filed in the U.S. ...

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  15. Rules Being Hashed Out To Regulate Medical...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    It will be at least March before patients will be able to buy a specific kind of medical marijuana in Florida. The Florida Department of Health has come up with a first draft of rules that would regulate the growth and distribution of the low THC strain of marijuana that's used to treat seizures and cancer.

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  16. Brazil health agency approves marijuana derivative to treat seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | GlobalNews

    Brazil on Wednesday for the first time approved the use of a marijuana derivative to treat people suffering from severe seizures and other conditions. Directors of the country's Health Surveillance Agency recognized the therapeutic properties of cannabidiol, saying it is now a "controlled" substance and no longer illegal.

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  17. Coweta's Zensen puts face on need for legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Times-Herald

    ... of with the strong medications he currently takes. The medications that 2-year-old Peyton Zensen takes for the seizures caused by Dravet Syndrome have helped keep his seizures more or less in check. "Right now, he is on five different seizure ...

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  18. Baby names for stonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | She Knows

    ... : After the famous strain of marijuana known as "Charlotte's Web" that has been used to successfully treat seizures in children Celebrity stoners come in all shapes and sizes, just like your favorite strain of Indica. You can use the name of a ...

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  19. Now Available: UCB, Inc. - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | PR-inside.com

    ... CD and tussionex pennkinetic. UCB products are used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, partial-onset seizures, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and cough and upper respiratory symptoms associated with allergy or a cold. The company ...

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  20. Florida medical marijuana backers seek law, ballot drive in 2016Read the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Reuters

    ... legislature last year approved the use of a non-euphoric marijuana extract, known as Charlotte's Web, to treat seizures and some other medical conditions, but state health officials have not yet adopted rules allowing it to be dispensed. Calvina ...

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