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Protocol EP0091

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose Finding Study To Evaluate the Efficacy And Safety of Padsevonil As Adjuntive Treatment of Focal-Onset Seizures In Adult Subjects with Drug-Resistant Epilepsy.

Sponsor: UCB Pharma

PI: Marcelo Lancman, MD


INCLUSION:  (all should be YES)

1 Is ≥ 18 years of age? 

 2 Has observable focal-onset (1A1, 1B, and 1C) seizures (as confirmed) for at least 3 years, with a video electroencephalography (VEEG) report or record confirming that diagnosis is available?  

3 Has, on average, 4 or more spontaneous and observable focal-onset seizures per 28 days? 

 4 Has failed to achieve seizure control with 4 or more tolerated, and appropriately chosen, prior anti-epileptic drug (AED) regimens of adequate dose and duration, including past and ongoing treatment? 

5 Is currently treated with a stable dose of at least 1, and up to 3, AEDs for the last 8 weeks?  


EXCLUSION (all should be NO)

 1 Had epilepsy surgery within 6 months? 

 2 Has a history of, or signs for, idiopathic generalized (genetic) epilepsy? 

 3 Has a neurostimulation device for epilepsy implanted for < 1 year, or its parameters are not stable for > 3 months? 

 4 Has used GABA-A-ergic drugs, including agonists (i.e. barbiturates) or receptor-positive allosteric modulators (i.e. benzodiazepine (BZDs) or non-BZDs), excluding GABA-A-ergic AEDs taken more than 2 times per week for any indication 

5 Current use of benzodiazepines with an indication for epileptic seizures, such as clonazepam or clobazam

 6 Has been taking Vigabatrin for less than 2 years, Retigabin for less than 4 years, or Felbamate for less than 1 year 

7 Use of strong CYP3A4 enzyme inhibitors/inducers (AED and non-AED) including AEDs, such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, and primidone; and non-AEDs, such as prescription or non-prescription drugs, medical cannabis, cannabidiol, and dietary supplements (e.g. St. John's wort, grapefruit, or passion fruit)