Seizures Newswire

Seizures Newswire

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  1. Diabetes Drug Valproic Acid May Protect Against Severe Blood Loss And Prevent DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... as hypoglycaemic treatments for diabetes," he said. Valproic acid, in addition to functioning as a treatment for seizures and bipolar disorder, prevents migraine headaches. The drug works by restoring the balance of certain neurotransmitters in the ...

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  2. Supernus Pharmaceuticals Announces Issuance Of Fifth U.S. Patent Protecting Oxtellar XRRead the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    ... of epilepsy. Oxtellar XR is an antiepileptic drug indicated for adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in adults and in children 6 to 17 years of age. The product is available in 150mg, 300mg, and 600mg extended-release tablets. ...

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  3. Pet Talk: Seizures in dogsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Fort Bend Sun

    ... the veterinary care field is more advanced than ever, some medical issues remain difficult to predict and treat. Seizures, caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, continue to be a medical issue veterinarians sometimes struggle to ...

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  4. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | RTE.ie

    ... people. "The hospital has entirely run out of IV fluid, anaesthetic, blood transfusion tests, Valium to treat seizures and ready-prepared therapeutic food for severely malnourished children," the organization said in a statement. Craven, who was ...

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  5. Coping with pain after breast surgeryRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Holtville Tribune

    ... treated with over-the-counter or prescription pain medications, including painkillers or medications used to treat seizures. Inflammation of the skin may be treated with topical pain medications, such as capsaicin, which has been effective in ...

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  6. FDA approves Marlborough company's epilepsy drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    An epilepsy tablet made by Marlborough-based Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. won US approval Friday to be sold as a primary therapy for hundreds of thousands of Americans suffering from partial-onset seizures. The drug, called Aptiom, has been on the market since 2013 but its approved use has been restricted to patients who have not responded to one or two previous anti-convulsive treatments.

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  7. Desperate parents driving national demand for medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Alabama Live

    In room 716 of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 12-year-old Hannah Pallas is motionless, but for an occasional turn of her head and the blink of her eyes, following a series of life-threatening seizures. On the same day, 5-year-old Sydney Michaels is down the hall in room 749, waiting to be discharged after 15 grand mal seizures within 36 hours.

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  8. Lyrica: Can Fibromyalgia Drug Help Arthritis Patients' Pain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | News Max

    People who have rheumatoid arthritis have a higher risk of developing another rheumatic condition: fibromyalgia. Lyrica, an anti-epileptic and anticonvulsant drug to control seizures, is also used to control pain from nerve damage and to treat fibromyalgia.

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  9. What do the first 3D-printed pills mean for the future of drug companies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Mashable

    ... Food and Drug Administration approved the first 3D-printed pill: Spritam levetiracetam, a drug which can reduce seizures among epileptics. Manufactured by the American pharmaceutical company Aprecia, it's produced not by a tableting machine , but by ...

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  10. 3-D Printed Drugs Are HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Atlantic

    ... Food and Drug Administration approved the first 3-D-printed pill: Spritam levetiracetam, a drug which can reduce seizures among epileptics. Manufactured by the American pharmaceutical company Aprecia, it's produced not by a tableting machine , but ...

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  11. FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D PrintingRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | MedlinePlus

    The age of 3D printing has come to the drug industry, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approving the first pill made with the technology. The agency approved the prescription drug Spritam as a 3D-printed pill, to be taken with other medicines for seizures in certain children and adults with epilepsy.

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  12. Drug treatment among options to help manage epilepsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Journal-Advocate

    Sarah Montejano, 9, talks about her drawings in her Central El Paso home. Montejano has experienced relief from epileptic seizures with help from certain medications.

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    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    In Room 716 of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 12-year-old Hannah Pallas is motionless but for an occasional turn of her head and the blink of her eyes, having suffered life-threatening seizures. On the same day, 5-year-old Sydney Michaels is down the hall in Room 749, waiting to be discharged after 15 grand mal seizures within 36 hours.

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  14. Synthetic marijuana now banned in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Boston.com

    Synthetic marijuana is sold around Boston in gas stations and smoke shops, wrapped in plastic packets covered with cartoons and labeled as incense. It usually goes by "K2" or "Spice," and taking it can cause anxiety, high blood pressure, nausea, seizures, hallucinations, and even suicidal thoughts or behavior .

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  15. Acorda Therapeutics Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Spray), a nasal spray formulation of diazepam, for the treatment of people with epilepsy who experience cluster seizures, also known as acute repetitive seizures. Receive News & Ratings for Acorda Therapeutics Daily - Enter your email address below ...

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  16. Sugar Land EMS now offers Pain and Seizure Medications for Patient CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Fort Bend Star

    However, the Sugar Land Fire Department rolled out two drugs last Monday that were not available in the ambulances before. Versed, a Category IV, medication is used in EMS to control acute epileptic seizures and is also used in hospitals for sedation purposes.

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  17. U.S. Food & Drug Administration Approves First 3-D Printed DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Chemical and Engineering News

    The first 3-D printed drug, designed for people with epilepsy and who have a hard time swallowing pills, got a green light from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. Manufacturer Aprecia Pharmaceuticals says it hopes to have Spritam, its 3-D printed version of levetiracetam, a widely prescribed drug for the treatment of seizures, on the market by early 2016.

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  18. Print Your Prescription: 3D Technology Modernizes MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The New York Observer

    ... the FDA has approved the medication Spritam for both adults and children suffering from certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. 3D printing is disrupting many production methods that date all the way back to the Industrial Revolution, from ...

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  19. Allegheny General Hospital Launches Study to Determine Best Practices ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | PRWeb

    Allegheny General Hospital, part of the Allegheny Health Network, is one of 39 medical centers across the United States participating in the ESETT clinical trial to help determine better ways to treat patients with prolonged seizures in Emergency Departments. The data that we collect in the ESETT Trial will enable physicians to determine best practices and create a standard protocol for emergency treatment of ESE that will yield the best possible outcomes for patients, no matter where they are treated.

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  20. The First 3D-Printed Drug Has Been Approved by the FDARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Details

    ... announced that it has approved the first-ever 3D-printed drug, created by Aprecia Pharmaceuticals. Used to treat seizures in epilepsy patients, the medication (dubbed Spritam) will be available early next year. Aprecia used Zipdose (its proprietary ...

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