We have been informed by Teva that Zonisamide 50mg and 100mg are currently out of stock and stock is expected to return in December 2020. This is due to a manufacturing issue.
We have received the following updates on Epanutin (phenytoin).
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Secretary of State Oliver Dowden have promised that action will be taken to address the issue of internet trolls sending malicious tweets to trigger seizures in people with epilepsy.
Back in June we reported a short-term stock outage of Vimpat (lacosamide) 50mg x 14 tablets. This was due to delays in production at the pharmaceutical company’s external manufacturing site.
In England, you now must wear a face covering by law in many indoor settings. This is to help control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. There are exemptions to this, for example if you feel it will cause you distress. If this is the case for you, you may wish to carry an exemption card with you.
Dame Cheryl Gillan asks Matt Hancock to commit to free flu and covid vaccines for people with epilepsy
On Thursday 16 July 2020 during the Ministerial Statement Coronavirus Update Dame Cheryl Gillan asked Matt Hancock if the Department for Health and Social Care would consider including people with epilepsy in the clinically vulnerable category for coronavirus and the flu