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Think you know it all?

Do you think you know it all? Do you have all the general knowledge in the world? :) 

Well, we'd love to see you put your money where your mouth is.  Gather up a team of four and join us for our annual quiz night on November 7th. 

Taking place in D2 in Harcourt Street, team entry(4 people) costs just €50 and there will be a fantastic array of prizes on the night. We're delighted to have our long serving patron Rick O'Shea joining as MC on the night. 

Mysoline Shortages

The Health Products Regulatory Authority have confirmed that there is a shortage of Mysoline (Primidone) 250mg in Ireland. 

Manufacturing delays have been cited as the reason behind the delay and the expected return date of the drug is the end of December 2019.

Epidyolex receives marketing approval by European Commission

Further to our recent news article here, we can confirm that CBD based drug Epidyolex has received marketing approval by the EU commission.

Approval for the drug has been granted for in Lennox Gastaut & Dravet Syndromes in patients over two years old who are already prescribed Clobazam (Frisium). The marketing approval will apply to all EU member states, including Ireland.

Meta-Analysis Study points to higher success rate for early surgical intervention

A meta-analysis of studies regarding epilepsy surgery has concluded that the earlier surgical intervention takes place, the more chance a person has of becoming seizure- free.

The analysis was conducted by researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy of the University of Gothenburg in conjunction with the Swedish Council for Assessment of Health Technology.