Banzel Medication Information
Banzel™ (rufinamide) is a medicine used to prevent seizures in people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It is given in combination with other drugs, and is believed to work by affecting sodium channels in the brain, preventing the abnormal activity from spreading to other parts. In clinical studies, people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome whose seizures were not adequately controlled with their current medicines and were given Banzel saw a significant reduction in seizure frequency (32.7 percent).
Prior to beginning treatment with Banzel, review the medication's safety information with your healthcare provider. This includes important dosing tips, such as discarding the product after the expiration date, and side effects to be aware of, such as drowsiness, headaches, and dizziness.
(Click Banzel for more information on this medication, including dosing guidelines, what to do if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and what to do in cases of overdose.)