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Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 10 Aug 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Desitrend is indicated as monotherapy in the treatment of partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adults and adolescents from 16 years of age with newly diagnosed epilepsy.

Desitrend is indicated as adjunctive therapy

• in the treatment of partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalization in adults, adolescents, children and infants from 1 month of age with epilepsy.

• in the treatment of myoclonic seizures in adults and adolescents from 12 years of age with Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy.

• in the treatment of primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures in adults and adolescents from12 years of age with Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy.

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