New Treatments

There is no cure for LGS but numerous treatments for seizures are available. The goal of seizure treatment in LGS is to minimize the seizures, treatment side effects, and the number of medications as well as to attain the best quality of life for the individual with LGS and their loved ones.

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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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

New Treatment for Seizures

What Is Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)? DBS is an FDA-approved seizure treatment that stimulates deep brain structures with an implanted neurostimulator device. The devices is implanted during brain surgery. Common areas targeted by DBS include: Centromedian nucleus of the thalamus…

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Responsive Neurostimulation (RNS)

New Treatment for Seizures

What is Responsive Neurostimulation (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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