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This study will assess the efficacy and safety of BGG492 as adjunctive treatment in patients with partial onset seizures.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Partial Onset Seizures
Investigational new drug, company code: BGG492, Placebo
Barrow Neurological Clinics at St. Joseph's Hospital and MC
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:48-0400
This study will asses the safety and efficacy of BGG492 in reducing the seizure rate in therapy-refractory partial seizures.
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