How important is perampanel for epilepsy treatment?

Written by Alice Weatherston

Data presented at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting (4–8 December 2015, Philadelphia, PA) earlier this week highlighted the range of data now supporting the use of perampanel (Fycompa®) for multiple types of epileptic seizures. Epilepsy expert Eugen Trinka from Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria has been involved with some of these trials and has experience of the use of perampanel in the clinic. We discussed his experiences of the drug and why he thinks it has had such a big impact at this year’s meeting. Perampanel data from the meeting primarily focused on the efficacy of the drug in...

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