Fycompa (perampanel) is a prescription drug used to treat people with epilepsy aged 12 and older, either alone or with other medicines to treat. partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures and with other medicines to treat primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
Manufacturer : Eisai Co., Ltd.
Strengths available : 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg, 8 mg, 10 mg, and 12 mg
Form : Tablets
Storage : Store at 25°C
Is the medicine US FDA / EU approved : USA Approved
Date of Approval : July 26, 2017
Dosage For Partial-Onset Seizures : The recommended starting dosage of FYCOMPA is 2 mg once daily taken orally at bedtime. Increase dosage by increments of 2 mg once daily no more frequently than at weekly intervals.
Dosage For Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures : The recommended starting dosage of FYCOMPA is 2 mg once daily taken orally at bedtime. Increase dosage by increments of 2 mg once daily no more frequently than at weekly intervals.
In patients not taking enzyme-inducing AEDs, the recommended maintenance dose is 8 mg once daily taken at bedtime.
Side effects of Fycompa are dizziness, sleepiness, drowsiness, tiredness, fatigue, headache, irritability, nausea, weight gain, joint pain, changes in mood, back pain, behavior, or personality, aggression, hostility, irritability, anger, anxiety, unusual thoughts, paranoid behavior, panic attacks, thoughts about hurting someone else, and suicidal or homicidal ideation and threats, problems maintaining balance.
Pack Size : Pack of 28 tablets and bottle of 30 tablets