What is ezogabine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Ezogabine (also known as Retigabine outside the US) is an anticonvulsant used as a treatment of certain types of epilepsy. It works by preventing the brain overactivity that causes epileptic seizures. It is used with other medicines to treat adults who have partial onset epilepsy.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with ezogabine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Suicidal thoughts or urges 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking ezogabine

Dosage Patients Percentage
600 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking ezogabine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking ezogabine

Duration

Currently taking ezogabine

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking ezogabine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for ezogabine

Nov 29, 2012 (Started May 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (more alert)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jul 19, 2012 (Started May 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (more alert)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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