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How soon after giving Sabril to my infant will symptoms improve?

Sabril, or vigabatrin, is typically prescribed to those in their late teens or older, but if your baby has infantile spasms and is between one month and two years of age, Sabril may be administered. The medication should take effect within two or three weeks. If there is no improvement after a few weeks of treatment, your infant's doctor will most likely slowly reduce the dosage and discontinue the medication due to vision risks. Use of Sabril is recommended only after signing a SHARE agreement recognizing the vision risks and agreeing to regular check ups to monitor vision and dose.

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