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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-third of people with epilepsy, including 56 percent of adults with epilepsy1, continue to have seizures despite treatment with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs).2 When seizures are drug-resistant or difficult to control, this is referred to as refractory epilepsy.3
If you live with refractory epilepsy, you may have considered talking to your neurologist about whether you are a candidate for any other treatments. The VNS Therapy System is indicated for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in people 4 years of age and older with partial onset seizures that are refractory to antiepileptic medications.4
This guide can help you and your neurologist establish:
Print out the guide, answer the questions, and bring it to your next appointment.
For full safety information, visit VNSTherapy.com/safety. VNS Therapy is manufactured by LivaNova USA, Inc., 100 Cyberonics Blvd, Houston, Texas, 77058. +1-800-332-1375