Read the latest epilepsy news from Epilepsy Society.
Shortage of Epanutin® (phenytoin) 30mg/5ml oral suspension
9 August 2019
We are aware that some of you are struggling to gain access to Epanutin (phenytoin) 30mg/5ml oral suspension. Pfizer has assured us that the Canadian presentation,...
Temporary delay in delivery of Epilim and Frisium
2 August 2019
We have been informed by Sanofi that there has been a temporary delay to the delivery of some medicines including Epilim and Frisium.
Why Disney star Cameron Boyce’s death from SUDEP underlines urgency of our research
31 July 2019
It has been confirmed that Cameron Boyce sadly died from SUDEP. Read why SUDEP is a key focus of our research.
Clinically trialled medicinal cannabis product could be given final approval in two months
30 July 2019
Epidyolex, an oral solution of cannabidiol, has been recommended for approval for use as an add-on therapy for seizures.
Actor Idris Elba comes to aid of woman having a seizure
29 July 2019
Epilepsy Society has hailed actor Idris Elba a superhero after he stopped his new play, Tree - mid-performance - to help a woman in the audience who was having a...
More batches of Vimpat 100mg tablets recalled by MHRA
26 July 2019
More batches of the epilepsy medication Vimpat (lacosamide) 100mg tablets have been recalled by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Epilim Chronosphere 1000mg modified release temporarily out of stock
12 July 2019
Sanofi has informed us that Epilim Chronosphere 1000mg Modified Release is temporarily out of stock in the UK.