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What is lacosamide?

Classified as an antiepileptic drug, lacosamide is jointly used with other medications for the treatment of partial seizures, partial-onset seizures and focal seizures. Lacosamide should not be used by people younger than 17 years of age, unless otherwise directed by a physician. It is available as a prescription in both tablet and injection form, and is known by the brand name Vimpat.

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