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Rufinamide

Rufinamide
Rufinamide is a seizure medication, also called an anti-epileptic or anticonvulsant. Rufinamide is used together with other medicines to treat seizures caused by Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of childhood epilepsy that also causes developmental and behavior problems. Rufinamide is for use in adults and children who are at least 1 year old. Rufinamide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Rufinamide
DRUG TYPE
Seizures

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have a severe liver disease, or a genetic heart rhythm disorder called short QT syndrome.

You should not stop taking rufinamide suddenly, unless your doctor tells you to stop the medicine because of a serious side effect.

Some people have thoughts about suicide while taking seizure medication. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms.

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