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Ezogabine (By mouth)

Treats seizures.

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Ezogabine is used together with other medicines to control partial seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy. Ezogabine belongs to a class of medicines called anticonvulsants. It acts in the brain to prevent seizures. However, this medicine cannot cure epilepsy and will only work to control seizures as long as you continue to take it. This medicine is available only with your doctor's… Read more
Brand names include
Potiga
Drug classes About this
Anticonvulsant

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Brivaracetam (Brivlera) [Internet]

The objective of this review is to perform a systematic review of the beneficial and harmful effects of brivaracetam at doses between 25 mg and 100 mg twice daily for adjunctive therapy in the management of partial- (or focal-) onset seizures (POS) in adult patients with epilepsy who are not satisfactorily controlled with conventional therapy.

Clinical efficacy and safety of the newer antiepileptic drugs as adjunctive treatment in adults with refractory partial-onset epilepsy: a meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of the newer antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), namely, Eslicarbazepine (ESL), Retigabine/Ezogabine (RTG), Carisbamate (CAR), Lacosamide (LAC), Brivaracetam (BRI) or Perampanel (PER) as adjunctive therapy for adults with partial-onset seizures (POS).

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