What is Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome?

Lennox-Gastaut syndrome is a form of epilepsy in children. It can be difficult to treat, and is characterized by multiple daily seizures of different types and the possibility of slowed development and behavior disorders.

Treatment for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome includes medication and surgical options. Anti-epileptics (diazepam gel, Lamictal, Felbatol) and benzodiazepines (Klonopin, Onfi) are some prescribed drug treatments.

Savings Tips for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

  • Qudexy XR: Another New Extended-Release Topiramate

    March 27, 2014

    Qudexy XR is indicated for initial or adjunctive therapy (treatment alone or with other medications or treatment options) in certain patients with partial-onset seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, or seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. It was approved by the FDA on March 11, 2014.

    When will Qudexy XR be available to patients?

    According to the manufacturer, Upsher-Smith, Qudexy XR will be available in the second quarter of 2014. See More

  • FDA Warning for Anti-Seizure Drug Onfi

    December 09, 2013

    The FDA recently posted a safety announcement that Onfi (clobazam)—a benzodiazepine used to treat seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome—can cause serious and potentially fatal skin reactions.

    These reactions are rare, and you should not stop taking Onfi without talking to your healthcare provider; this can cause seizures or other serious withdrawal problems. However, you should stay aware and seek immediate medical treatment if you see any sign of a rash, blistering or peeling of the skin, sores in your mouth, or hives. See More

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Popular Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Benzodiazepines 9 See Prices
Anti-epileptics 12 See Prices
Benzodiazepines 1,135 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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