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Data Demonstrates Long-Term Reduction In Seizure Frequency With Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R)
Date:6/28/2009

S. MAMEDE DO CORONADO, Portugal, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented today, in Budapest, demonstrated that add-on treatment with the novel, once-daily anti-epileptic Zebinix(R)* (eslicarbazepine acetate; ESL) resulted in a marked and sustained decrease in seizure frequency over the long-term(1).

Results from the one-year extension of a pivotal Eslicarbazepine Acetate phase III study were presented at the International Congress for Epilepsy in Budapest, Hungary. Patients not controlled with existing anti-epileptic drugs who were given eslicarbazepine acetate as an add-on treatment experienced a mean reduction in seizure frequency of more than 61% (95%CI: -68.2%, -55.5%)1. Nearly 65% of patients were classified as responders, meaning that they had achieved at least a 50% reduction in seizure frequency with Zebinix(R) treatment(1).

"These data continue to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of Zebinix(R) in the treatment of partial onset seizures", said Joyce Cramer, research scientist at Yale University School of Medicine, USA and President of The Epilepsy Therapy Project. "Epilepsy is a devastating condition that can be very difficult to manage and the availability of eslicarbazepine acetate adds an important new choice of therapy for patients who are in vital need of better seizure control."

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases, affecting approximately one in 100 people6. Treatment of partial-onset seizures, the most common type of epilepsy, remains a constant challenge and up to 40% of patients with partial seizures do not achieve seizure control with current anti-epileptics(2).

Additional studies presented at the IEC further reinforce the efficacy and safety of eslicarbazepine acetate in the treatment of partial-onset seizures, with or without secondary generalisation(3,4).

Pooled data from more than 1,000 patients enrolled in th
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