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Banzel Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved November 14th, 2008)
  • Brand name: Banzel
  • Generic name: rufinamide
  • Company: Eisai Medical Research Inc.
  • Treatment for: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Banzel (rufinamide) is a triazole derivative antiepileptic drug for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Banzel

DateArticle
Feb 16, 2015Approval Eisai Receives Approval for Antiepileptic Drug Banzel (rufinamide) As Adjunctive Treatment For Pediatric Patients
Mar  4, 2011Approval FDA Approves Banzel (rufinamide) Oral Suspension, 40 mg/mL
Nov 17, 2008Approval FDA Approves Banzel (rufinamide) as Adjunctive Treatment for Severe Epilepsy Disorder
Nov 18, 2005Eisai Resubmits NDA for the Anti-epilepsy Drug Rufinamide
Sep 13, 2005Eisai Submits New Drug Application to the FDA for Anti-epileptic Drug Rufinamide

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