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Resources for Epilepsy Medication Assistance

6/15/2014
03:41 | Author: Steven Lewis

Medication for epilepsy
Resources for Epilepsy Medication Assistance

These programs offer epilepsy medication assistance and discounts for patients who cannot afford their medications.

Medicine Shoppe Xubex (866) or www.xubex.com Services include the Patient Assistance Program for generics medications, Discount Drug Program, Free Medication and Diabetes Care Kits & Supplies, Discount Diabetes Supplies and Co-pay Assistance Program.

Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services, Rx Outreach Medications (800) or www.rxoutreach.org Mail order pharmacy providing affordable medications for people in need.

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RX Hope www.rxhope.com or (877) This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication.

For each drug on the list, NeedyMeds.org gives the program name, phone number, application link, eligibility guidelines, application requirements, and program details.

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Ketogenic Diet Fatty Foods a Cure for Epilepsy? - Health Science

4/14/2014
01:42 | Author: Chloe Allen

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Ketogenic Diet Fatty Foods a Cure for Epilepsy? - Health Science

One little boy's case is proof that a fatty diet also known as the ketogenic diet has the potential to cure epilepsy.

His doctor offered little hope. Max seemed to be in perfect health until his seizures began at age 2.

Wirrell kept Max on his usual medication, but also added a "ketogenic diet," which was 80 percent fat - an unconventional choice even within the medical community.

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By using the high fat, it stabilizes the energy level in the brain, and helps the seizures," Dr.

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Epilepsy Medications, Medicines - Drugs for Epilepsy

12/23/2014
09:37 | Author: Molly Young

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Epilepsy Medications, Medicines - Drugs for Epilepsy

Information on side effects, interactions, dosage and images of anticonvulsant medications. Learn about common ways to prevent or control seizures (epilepsy).

It works by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain that causes seizures. It is known as an anticonvulsant/antiepileptic drug. Ethotoin is used to prevent and control seizures. It belongs to a class of drugs known as hydantoins.

See All Medications NEWS. This medication is used alone or with other medications to prevent and control a certain type of seizure (absence or petit mal seizure). It works by controlling the abnormal electrical activity in the brain that occurs during a seizure.

Primidone belongs to a class of drugs known as barbiturate anticonvulsants.

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Epilepsy prescription drug prices and information - GoodRx

10/22/2014
07:04 | Author: Allison King

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Epilepsy prescription drug prices and information - GoodRx

Compare prices and find information about prescription drugs used to treat Epilepsy. Treatment for epilepsy includes medication, surgery, and.

Anti-epileptics are used to control seizures to treat epilepsy and trigeminal neuralgia. They work by reducing irregular brain impulses in the brain that cause seizures and pain.

Epilepsy drugs are grouped into the following classes based on how they work:

It stimulates the release of steroid hormones, which play a role in immune response and inflammation. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH or corticortropin) is used to treat infantile spasms, multiple sclerosis relapses, rheumatoid arthritis, and other conditions.

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Prescription Drug Assistance Programs American Epilepsy Society

8/21/2014
05:35 | Author: Molly Young

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Prescription Drug Assistance Programs American Epilepsy Society

The following web sites list companies that sponsor programs of assistance for epilepsy medications, describe basic eligibility requirements and program.

Other online resources for getting seizure medicines at no or low cost include, but are not limited to:

There are many drug assistance programs available to people with epilepsy who meet specific criteria for the individual program and health care providers.

The following web sites list companies that sponsor programs of assistance for epilepsy medications, describe basic eligibility requirements and program benefits, and specify how physician requests on behalf of their patients must be made. Further information on the assistance programs listed here, or on other programs, can be obtained by contacting pharmaceutical manufacturers directly. For many years, the pharmaceutical industry has sponsored patient assistance programs to help physicians provide prescription medicines, either free of charge or at a nominal fee, to patients who lack the financial resources to obtain the necessary medications. Eligibility requirements, benefits, and application procedures vary by program and are determined by the respective pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Shafer RN, MN, James Wheless, MD September 30, 2013. Revised: Susan Rogers PharmD, Patricia O.

2014, American Epilepsy Society.

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