Rufinamide Drug Information
Healthcare providers prescribe rufinamide (Banzel™) to treat seizures in people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS). This medication is only approved for use in combination with other seizure medications. It is approved for use in adults and children as young as four years old. Rufinamide is available in tablet form and as an oral suspension, and is typically taken twice a day.
Most people have no problems with rufinamide; however, the drug's safety information should be reviewed so that you are aware of possible side effects, such as dizziness, headaches, and drowsiness, and know the warning signs of an allergic reaction or other serious problem that requires prompt medical attention.
(Click Rufinamide for more information on this drug. This article covers how the medication works, lists the factors affecting your dose, and offers some details on what to expect while taking it.)