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This medication is commonly prescribed to treat epilepsy. Brivaracetam was approved in 2016 for use as an add-on treatment to other medications in treating partial onset seizures in people 16 and older. Possible side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, nausea and vomiting.

From: Epilepsy Drugs to Treat Seizures WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 12/15/2018

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Epilepsy Foundation.

News release, FDA.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

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Epilepsy Foundation.

News release, FDA.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

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