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  • n. A medication for the adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures and diabetic neuropathic pain.

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  • The key ingredient - lacosamide - has been found to be distributed unevenly in some batches of the syrup which could lead to patients receiving either too much or too little of the medicine.

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  • UCB also initiated a European phase III trial of Vimpat lacosamide during the fourth quarter.

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  • The non-inferiority design of the trial is meant to show a similar benefit-risk balance between lacosamide and carbamazepine.

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  • Results of the first trial indicated that study participants taking 400 and 600 mg/day of lacosamide experienced significantly larger reductions in seizure frequency and significantly greater responder rates compared with placebo.

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  • Adjunctive treatment with lacosamide 400 and 600 mg/day was found to be effective in reducing the frequency of POS (with or without secondary generalization) in patients with uncontrolled seizures while taking one to three concomitant AEDs.

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  • Study confirms efficacy and tolerability of lacosamide for uncontrolled POS

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  • The efficacy and safety of adjunctive lacosamide for POS was established in three multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials.

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  • The primary objective of the trial was to evaluate the efficacy of lacosamide 400 and 600 mg/day as adjunctive treatment for POS; the secondary objective was to further assess the safety, potential dose-response relationships, and steady-state plasma concentrations of lacosamide and concomitant antiepileptic drugs (AEDs).

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  • Physician attributes sudden death in young athletes to inherited heart diseases Study confirms efficacy and tolerability of lacosamide for uncontrolled POS >

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  • A recent multi-center study has confirmed earlier study results that 400 mg/day of lacosamide provides a good balance of efficacy and tolerability for patients with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures (POS), and doses of 600mg/day may provide additional benefit for some patients.

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