[Lacosamide. A new antiepileptic drug as adjunctive therapy in patients with partial-onset seizures].

  • Tanja Saussele
  • Published 2008 in Medizinische Monatsschrift fur Pharmazeuten

Abstract

Lacosamide (Vimpat) is an aniepileptic drug with a new, dual mode of action. Lacosamide enhances slow inactivation of voltage-gated sodium channels and modulates the collapsin response mediator protein-2 (CRMP-2), a protein, which is part of neuronal signal transduction pathways and which is attributed to neuroprotection. Reduction of seizure frequency… (More)

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@article{Saussele2008LacosamideAN, title={[Lacosamide. A new antiepileptic drug as adjunctive therapy in patients with partial-onset seizures].}, author={Tanja Saussele}, journal={Medizinische Monatsschrift fur Pharmazeuten}, year={2008}, volume={31 10}, pages={374-7} }