Epilepsy Talk

How Are Your Meds Affecting You?

March 14, 2019
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They’re necessary, but not necessarily nice. And every med has its own side-effects. Just as different people experience different difficulties.

Here‘s the low-down on the possible side-effects of your drugs and others. 

Some might sound painfully familiar…


NEW Anti-Epilepsy Drugs

October 20, 2013
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As an orphan drug, you can see why epilepsy isn’t way up front in the funding department.

But, miraculously, there are 7 new drugs that have come down the line.

Here’s a brief summary of each…


Potiga — The First AED of Its Kind…

September 24, 2012
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The latest and greatest new med seems to be Potiga (Ezogabine) which is certainly promising news for the epilepsy community. Developed for adults (18 or over) as an add-on medicine for partial seizures, it’s a revolutionary new anti-seizure medication which prevents seizures in a way completely different from currently existing AEDs…


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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