If you’re living with epilepsy, you’re not alone.
Epilepsy is a neurological disease that can cause seizures.
There are many different types of seizures, and people with epilepsy can have more than one type. The two main categories of seizures:
Not actual patient. Used for illustrative purposes.
million people in the US are living with epilepsy
Effects both sides of the brain
>> Absence Seizures
>> Tonic-Clonic Seizures
Focal or Partial Seizures
Which are located in just one side of the brain
>> Simple Focal Seizures
>> Complex Focal Seizures
>> Secondary Generalized Seizures
Epilepsy is the 4th most common
neurological disorder in the world
1 in 10 will experience a seizure in their lifetime.
1 in 26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy.
Data on file Prasco, LLC.
FINDING A TREATMENT THAT FITS YOUR NEEDS
There are many treatment options that are available to help manage certain types of seizures. These include many different types of medication, surgery, and even special diets. Your healthcare provider (HCP) can help you find the treatment that’s right for you. If you have trouble swallowing medicine, you may want to talk to your HCP about SPRITAM® (levetiracetam).
Spritam is approved to treat:
- Partial onset seizures in patients 4 years of age and older weighing more than 20 kg (44 pounds)
- Myoclonic seizures in patients 12 years of age and older with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy who are also taking other medications to treat their seizures
- Primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients 6 years of age and older weighing more than 20 kg with certain types of generalized epilepsy and who are also taking other medications to treat their seizures
To learn more about living with epilepsy or caring for someone who has epilepsy, talk to your HCP. He or she may also recommend some helpful resources or websites, such as cdc.gov/epilepsy.
Talk to your doctor about SPRITAM!
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In the kit, you’ll receive administration instructions, information on SPRITAM, and a non-drug sample tablet to try.