Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Alkem Labs launches epilepsy drug at affordable price

11 June 2021 | News

Perampanel is a broad spectrum anti-epileptic drug (AED) with novel mode of action by acting as a noncompetitive AMPA receptor antagonist and convenient dosing of once daily oral administration

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd. (Alkem) has announced the launch of Perampil (Perampanel) tablets 2 mg/4 mg/6 mg to make epilepsy treatment accessible to patients and healthcare providers improving their quality of life.

Mumbai-based Alkem has launched Perampil, at 2 mg – Rs. 49/strip of 7 tablets, 4 mg – Rs. 180/strip of 15 tablets and 6 mg – Rs. 300/strip of 15 tablets, to improve patient access.

This product reaffirms Alkem’s commitment towards improving epilepsy care by bringing multiple treatment options of quality products to patients and health care professionals in India.

Alkem had also launched Brivasure (Brivaracetam) tablets in March 2021 for the adjunctive management of partial onset seizure with or without secondary generalization.

The drug, Perampanel, has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), as an adjunctive therapy in treatment of partial onset seizures in patients with epilepsy aged 4 years and older and also as an adjunctive therapy in treatment of primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures in patients with epilepsy aged 12 years and older. 

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