Perampanel Reduces Treatment-Resistant, Partial-Onset Seizures

Baney, Jack
June 2011
Neurology Reviews;Jun2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p1
The article focuses on the use of the anti-epileptic drug (AED) Perampanel for the treatment of patients with refractory partial-onset seizures. The author mentions that Perampanel is the first AED to block excess excitation, which may lead to a decrease in excitatory damages. He adds that the drug also displayed good safety and tolerability profile, with less adverse events.


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