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What is Onfi?

Onfi (clobazam) is an anti-seizure drug. It calms abnormal electrical activity in the brain that causes seizures in a person with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy. Onfi is a benzodiazepine, a type of drug used to treat anxiety. It won't cure Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, but it may make the lifelong condition more manageable.

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