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Banzel is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome in people one year and older. Banzel is indicated as an adjunctive drug, to be used along with other prescription medications. Banzel is also referred to by its drug name, Rufinamide.

Banzel is an anticonvulsant, or drug that controls seizures. Banzel is believed to work by reducing nerve signals.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Banzel should be taken twice daily.

Banzel comes in tablet and oral solution forms.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Banzel lists common side effects including headache, fatigue, sleepiness, dizziness, and nausea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Banzel include severe allergic reactions.

For more details about this treatment, visit:

Banzel highlights of prescribing information – Eisai

Banzel (Rufinamide) for Epilepsy Questions

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