Fycompa Approved for Epileptic Seizures
MONDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Fycompa (perampanel) tablets have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat partial onset seizures in people aged 12 and older who have epilepsy.
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Partial onset seizures are the most common seizures in people with epilepsy, a disorder commonly triggered by overactive nerve cells in the brain. Symptoms may include spasms, unusual behavior and loss of consciousness, the FDA said Monday in a news release.
The drug is produced by Eisai Inc., of Woodcliff Lake, N.J.
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