Seizures Newswire

Seizures Newswire

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  1. FDA clears first 3-D printed prescription drug to treat seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Aprecia Pharmaceuticals said the FDA approved its drug Spritam for adults and children who suffer from certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. The tablet are manufactured in a layered process via 3-D printing and dissolve when taken with liquid.

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  2. First 3D Printed Drug Approved by FDARead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Medgadget

    ... FDA approval is for SPRITAM (levetiracetam) that's used as a therapy for epileptics to help control partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. The fascinating part is that each tablet is produced using ...

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  3. Cincinnati company to make first 3D-printed drugRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... drug product. SPRITAM levetiracetam is manufactured by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Co. and is used to help prevent seizures in children and adults with epilepsy. Aprecia is the developer of ZipDose Technology, or the method of 3D printing a porous ...

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  4. FDA Approves The First 3D Printed Drug ProductRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Benzinga

    Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Company today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved SPRITAMA levetiracetam for oral use as a prescription adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures, myoclonic seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in adults and children with epilepsy.1 SPRITAM utilizes Aprecia's proprietary ZipDoseA Technology platform, a groundbreaking advance that uses three-dimensional printing to produce a porous formulation that rapidly disintegrates with a sip of liquid.1 While 3DP has been used previously to manufacture medical devices, this approval marks the first time a drug product manufactured with this technology has been approved by the FDA.

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  5. Mutilated greyhound needs a 4.26k brain op to save his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Independent.ie

    ... he needs a 3,000 ( 4,260) operation to survive. Now aged three-and-a-half, he is on heavy medication and suffering seizures, which are becoming more frequent. "He has been on medication since January 2014 on a very, very high dose, but his condition ...

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  6. Just do the right thingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... School has severe intellectual and physical disabilities. The most severe physical disability he has is epilepsy seizures. Seizures are like lightning storms in the brain where uncontrolled electrical impulses strike. Sometimes they are due to brain ...

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  7. Los Angeles homeless woman's case sharpens focus on justice system and mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Raw Story

    The list of Trishawn Cardessa Carey's prescriptions fills a page in her case file: clonazepam for seizures and panic, methocarbamol for muscle spasms and quetiapine for spells of psychosis. She suffers delusions, paranoia and "dramatic mood swings."

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  8. Upstream swim to Parapan Am GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Western Wheel

    ... month prior to the Parapan Am trials. Further testing revealed a root cause of epilepsy. 'I was born with severe seizures and had four major seizures that were status epileptic, but they said I didn't have epilepsy,' she said. 'They did an EEG on me ...

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  9. Medical marijuana regulations discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | News 4 Jax

    ... means the medication has a deadly side effect. RayAnn also takes Klonopin, a medication used to treat anxiety and seizures, every night; but its long-term effects are unknown. "First day of life, RayAnn started having seizures. Ever since then she's ...

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  10. Should We Prescribe Weed To Kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Refinery 29

    Mia, a nine-year-old epileptic girl in Calgary, can have up to 100 seizures a day. But, for over 18 months, she hadn't had a single one, thanks to a new medication: marijuana oil administered orally through a dropper.

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  11. 7 Bizarre Medical Treatments Back in UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... use in another application. Lobotomies, once thought to be a cure for schizophrenia, have been repurposed to treat seizures; arsenic, used in tonics and in largely unsubstantiated herbal remedies, is now a life-saving treatment for blood cancer. ...

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  12. Upstream swim to Parapan Am GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Western Wheel

    ... month prior to the Parapan Am trials. Further testing revealed a root cause of epilepsy. 'I was born with severe seizures and had four major seizures that were status epileptic, but they said I didn't have epilepsy,' she said. 'They did an EEG on me ...

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  13. Charlotte's Web marijuana could be grown in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | WTLV

    The official variety of Charlotte's Web, a strain of marijuana that's used to help treat seizures in children with epilepsy and patients with severe muscle spasms or cancer, is expected to be grown in St. Johns County if a local nursery is awarded one of a limited number of licenses by the Florida Department of Health. Loop's Nursery & Greenhouses has its headquarters off Old Middleburg Road in Jacksonville, but its main production facility is off Race Track Road in St. Johns County.

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  14. Charlotte's Web could be grown in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | St. Augustine Record

    The official variety of Charlotte's Web, a strain of marijuana that's used to help treat seizures in children with epilepsy and patients with severe muscle spasms or cancer, is expected to be grown in St. Johns County if a local nursery is awarded one of a limited number of licenses by the Florida Department of Health. Loop's Nursery & Greenhouses has its headquarters off Old Middleburg Road in Jacksonville, but its main production facility is off Race Track Road in St. Johns County.

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  15. Dozens gather in Center City to 'Free the Weed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Philly.com

    ... "Cannabis helped her more than any medicine," said her father, Ricardo Rivera. "There's no way of stopping her seizures, but cannabis gives her the best quality of life." Rivera said his daughter went from having 300 seizures a day to one every few ...

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  16. Charlotte's Web strain of marijuana could be grown in St. Johns CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Florida Times-Union

    The official variety of Charlotte's Web, a strain of marijuana that's used to help treat seizures in children with epilepsy and patients with severe muscle spasms or cancer, is expected to be grown in St. Johns County if a local nursery is awarded one of a limited number of licenses by the Florida Department of Health. Loop's Nursery & Greenhouses has its headquarters off Old Middleburg Road in Jacksonville, but its main production facility is off Race Track Road in St. Johns County.

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  17. 1000+ drug seizures inside prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Today FM

    There have been more than 400 drug seizures inside Irish prisons already this year, on top of nearly 1 thousand in 2014. The most common drugs being found are tablets and prescribed medication - like valium - in a shift away from injected drugs, like heroin.

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  18. Device aims to treat patients facing epilepsyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... different medications and now have him on five. He takes 29 pills a day, but still suffers regular, unpredictable seizures. In one 24-hour period, Dr. Paul Lyons, a neurologist and epileptologist at Winchester Neurological Consultants of Winchester, ...

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  19. NeuroPace device to treat area epilepsy patientsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... epilepsy patient in the Northern Virginia area to receive the device that reads brain activity and helps treat seizures as they occur. Josette Keelor/Daily At a Thursday news conference, Dr. Paul Lyons, a neurologist and epileptologist at Winchester ...

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  20. Sea lions, seal rescued from oil spill dieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    One of the sea lions had to be euthanized after being unresponsive to treatment for seizures, spokeswoman Jennicca Taylor said. She said all three mammals had arrived oil-covered, malnourished and in "guarded" condition.

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