US FDA expands indications for brivaracetam and eslicarbazepine


eMediNexus    19 September 2017

The US FDA has expanded the indications for two anti-epileptic drugs, brivaracetam and eslicarbazepine. Brivaracetam is now approved as monotherapy for partial-onset seizures in epilepsy patients aged 16 years and older. Eslicarbazepine is now approved to treat partial-onset seizures in children and adolescents aged 4 to 17 years.

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