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Low and High Dose Zonisamide in Children as Monotherapy

2014-07-23 21:09:01 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to confirm the adjustment dosage of zonisamide as monotherapy in children with epilepsy.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Epilepsy

Intervention

zonisamide

Location

Yeungnam University Medical Center
Seoul
Korea, Republic of

Status

Completed

Source

Eisai Inc.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:01-0400

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