Available by prescription only, ezogabine is licensed to treat partial-onset seizures (also known as partial seizures or focal seizures). It should only be used in combination with other seizure medications and is only approved for use in adults. It is thought to work by opening up the potassium channels in the brain. Possible side effects may include fatigue, dizziness, and confusion.
Ezogabine (Potiga™) is a prescription medication approved to treat partial-onset seizures (also known as partial seizures or focal seizures). It is only approved for use in adults age 18 and older, and must be used in combination with other seizure medications.
Just like any medicine, ezogabine may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of ezogabine include but are not limited to:
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