FDA approves perampanel as adjunctive treatment for partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy aged 12 years and older

October 23, 2012

FDA has approved perampanel (Fycompa, Eisai), an AMPA receptor antagonist, as an adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures in patients aged 12 years and older who have epilepsy.