Sabril is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control spasms in infants one month to two years of age and, in combination with other medications, refractory complex partial seizures in people 10 years of age and older. Sabril is also referred to by its drug name, vigabatrin.
Sabril is an anticonvulsant, or in other words, a drug used to prevent and control seizures. It is believed to work in cases of epilepsy by inhibiting nerve signals in the brain.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Sabril is taken orally as a tablet or solution (liquid) twice daily.
The FDA-approved label for Sabril lists common side effects including fatigue, sleepiness, loss of control of eye movements, tremor, blurred vision, double vision, memory impairment, weight gain, joint pain, abnormal coordination, confusion, and respiratory tract infections.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Sabril include permanent vision loss, low blood cell counts, and suicidal thoughts and behavior.
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