Meds and Clinical Trials

Medications and Clinical Trials

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New Drugs


 Keppra now approved in oral solution:
July 17, 2003- The U.S. Food and Drug Admonistration (FDA) has approved grape-flavored, dye-free Keppra (levetiracetam) oral solution (100 mg/mL), providing a new option for patients with epilepsy who prefer a liquid or cannot swallow tablets. For more information, visit

Clinical Trials is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health and was developed by the Library of Medicine.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation has just launched a large-scale clinical trial for children suffering from epilepsy. Patients are needed for this clinical trial of an investigational treatment for epilepsy in children under 4 years old:

The NINDS has released the following finding:

Study Reveals Patterns of Gene Activity in the Mouse Nervous System