Treatments for LGS

STARS Research Study for Seizures in LGS

The STARS (Stand Together Against pRolonged Seizures) Research Study is a clinical trial for a drug called Alprazolam, which is sometimes used to treat seizures. Alprazolam is the active ingredient in Xanax, a commonly known drug. This study is a…

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The Skyway Study for Seizures in LGS

The Skyway Study is a Phase 3 clinical research study of an investigational medication for children, teens, and adults diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) who are currently using 0-3 anti-seizure medications to manage symptoms and are still experiencing seizures. The…

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Midazolam Nasal Spray (Nayzilam) for Seizure Clusters

What Is Midazolam Nasal Spray? Midazolam (generic name), also known as Nayzilam (the name brand), is a prescription medicine used for the short-term treatment of seizure clusters (also known as acute repetitive seizures). It is a rescue medication in the…

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Felbamate (Felbatol) for Seizures in LGS

What is Felbamate? Felbamate (the generic name), also known as Felbatol (the brand name), is an anti-epileptic drug that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the management of focal seizures (previously called partial seizures) and seizures…

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List of Treatments for Seizures

This page offers a list of FDA- approved treatments often used in those with LGS. Not all medications used in LGS are listed here. This list reflects U.S. FDA-approved medications. For info on epilepsy treatments in the U.K. visit this…

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Fenfluramine (Fintepla) for Seizures in LGS

New Treatment for LGS

What is Fenfluramine? Fenfluramine (the generic name), also known as Fintepla (the brand name), is a prescription medicine used to treat seizures associated with Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS). Watch Now: Overview of Fenfluramine for LGS Presented by: Michael…

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Clobazam Oral Film (Sympazan) for Seizures in LGS

New Treatment for LGS

What is Clobazam Oral Film? Clobazam oral film (the generic name), also known as Sympazan (the brand name), is a prescription medicine used along with other medicines to treat seizures associated with LGS. It is an oral film that dissolves…

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Cenobamate (XCOPRI) for Seizures

New Treatment for Seizures

What is Cenobamate? Cenobamate (the generic name), also known as XCOPRI (the brand name), is a prescription medicine used to treat partial-onset seizures in adults 18 years of age or older. It is not yet approved for seizures in LGS but…

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Perampanel (Fycompa) for Seizures

New Treatment for Seizures

What is perampanel? Perampanel (the generic name), also known as Xcopri (the brand name), is a prescription medicine used alone or with other medicines to treat focal seizures (previously called partial seizures) with or without secondarily generalized seizures in people…

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)

How does the brain control heart rate, digestion, sweating, speech, chewing, and the gag reflex? Though these functions seem unrelated, they’re all controlled by the vagus nerve – a long fiber that connects the brain to the throat, heart, and…

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