Treatments for LGS

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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Fintepla® (Fenfluramine) for LGS

New Treatment for LGS

What is Fintepla (Fenfluramine)? FINTEPLA® is a prescription medicine used to treat seizures associated with Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) in patients 2 years of age and older. Watch an overview of Fintepla® for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome – Presented by…

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Sympazan® (Clobazam Oral Film)

New Treatment for LGS

What is Sympazan? Sympazan (clobazam) oral film is a prescription medicine used along with other medicines to treat seizures associated with LGS in people 2 years of age or older. Watch an overview of Sympazan for LGS – Presented by…

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XCOPRI® (Cenobamate Tablets) for LGS

New Treatment for LGS

What is XCOPRI? Once-daily XCOPRI® (Cenobamate) CV is a prescription medicine used to treat partial-onset seizures in adults 18 years of age or older. Watch an overview of XCOPRI for LGS – Presented by Dr. Michael Chez More information about medication…

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Fycompa® (Perampanel) in LGS

New Treatment for Seizures

What is FYCOMPA (perampanel)? FYCOMPA is a prescription medicine used alone or with other medicines to treat partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures in people with epilepsy aged 4 and older. It is also used with other medicines…

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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

New Treatment for Seizures

Learn more about DBS from Dr. Michael Chez, M.D. Pediatric Neurologist in Sacramento, CA.   Children who are not eligible for surgery, or who have had limited surgical success, often attempt the ketogenic diet or vagal nerve stimulation (VNS). A…

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Responsive Neurostimulator (RNS)

New Treatment for Seizures

What is Responsive Neurostimulator (RNS)? In responsive neurostimulation, a small battery-powered device called a neurostimulator is implanted in the patient’s skull. The neurostimulator is connected to thin wires, called leads, which the surgeon places in the area or areas of…

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Corpus Callosotomy

What Is a Corpus Callosotomy? The corpus callosum is a band of nerve fibers located deep in the brain that connects the two halves (hemispheres) of the brain. It helps the hemispheres share information, but it also contributes to the…

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Seizure Clusters, Status Epilepticus, and Rescue Medication

Seizure clusters and status epilepticus are common in LGS and are a seizure emergency. A Seizure Action Plan should be created for every individual with LGS and shared with other caregivers. Seizure Action Plans outline what to do during a…

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