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UCB’s antiepileptic drug gains new US indication

UCB’s antiepileptic drug gains new US indication

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved UCB’s Briviact (brivaracetam) CV as a monotherapy treatment option for epilepsy patients aged 16 years and older with partial-onset focal

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    2014. Additionally, the SMC gave three further approvals to Lundbeck's antidepressant Brintellix (vortioxetine), Novartis' Cosentyx (secukinumab) for ankylosing spondylitis, and UCB's Briviact (brivaracetam) for partial-onset seizures in epilepsy

  • UCB bags FDA approval for epilepsy drug Briviact UCB bags FDA approval for epilepsy drug Briviact

    The US regulator has given the go-ahead to Briviact (brivaracetam) as an add-on treatment to other medications to treat partial onset seizures in patients aged 16 years and older ... Unlike many current epilepsy drugs, brivaracetam does not require dose

  • UCB wins European approval for epilepsy drug Briviact UCB wins European approval for epilepsy drug Briviact

    In trials, brivaracetam significantly reduced the frequency of seizures compared to placebo, with a 50% reduction in seizures seen in up to 40% of patients treated with UCB's drug. ... Unlike many current epilepsy treatments brivaracetam does not require

  • UCB boosted by core medicines growth UCB boosted by core medicines growth

    romosozumab for osteoporosis, lupus treatment epratuzumab, and brivaracetam for epilepsy.

  • UCB submits brivaracetam for use in epilepsy UCB submits brivaracetam for use in epilepsy

    UCB submits brivaracetam for use in epilepsy. Files drug in both the US and EU. ... A fourth phase III study evaluated the safety and tolerability of adjunctive brivaracetam given to patients with the same symptoms.

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