Banzel, also known as rufinamide, is a medication used to prevent control seizures that occur due to epilepsy or seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Rufinamide is an anticonvulsant that works by acting on the sodium channels of the brain. This drug reacts with these channels to prevent excessive electrical charges that cause seizures.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Banzel include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of rufinamide.
What happens if I miss a dose of my medication?
It is important to take Banzel as soon as you remember, but skip the dose if it is close to the time of your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time. Always get your prescription refilled before you run out completely.