September 15, 2022

Expert Consensus Opinions Published in Neurology and Therapy Discuss Adjustment of Anti-Seizure Medication Dosing for Optimal Care

Published by SK Life Science

Featuring the work of CURE Epilepsy grantee Dr. Pavel Klein

Consensus opinions report that lowering the doses of certain anti-seizure medications (ASMs) when beginning treatment with XCOPRI® (cenobamate tablets) CV may help manage possible side effects. SK Life Science, Inc. announced the publication in the journal Neurology and Therapy.

“When a new medication is added to a patient’s antiseizure medication (ASM) regimen, it is important to consider the overall drug load that may increase the possibility for adverse reactions,” said Pavel Klein, M.D., epileptologist and neurologist, Mid-Atlantic Epilepsy and Sleep Center, Bethesda, MD. “To help manage those potential adverse events, when adding the new medication, you may consider reducing the dose of existing ASMs”