Active ingredients: perampanel
What it is used for
FYCOMPA is indicated for the adjunctive treatment of:,1) Partial-onset seizures (POS) with or without secondarily generalised seizures in patients from 4 years of age with epilepsy.,2) Primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures (PGTCS) in patients from 7 years of age with idiopathic generalised epilepsy.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off white suspension
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient perampanel
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.