Xcopri is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with partial-onset seizures. Xcopri is also referred to by its drug name, cenobamate tablets.
Xcopri is used as a therapy for partial-onset seizures. Xcopri is a member of a class of drugs called antiepileptics. The exact way Xcopri works is unknown. Xcopri is believed to work by reducing the repetitive firing of neurons that causes seizures.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Xcopri is given orally as a tablet once daily. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by the physician.
The FDA-approved label for Xcopri lists common side effects that include sleepiness, dizziness, fatigue, diplopia (double vision), and headache.
Serious side effects listed for Xcopri include DRESS (Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms) syndrome, which involves severe allergic rash and other symptoms; abnormal electrical activity of the heart; and suicidal thoughts.
For more details about this treatment, visit:
Xcopri – SK Biopharmaceuticals
Cenobamate – Epilepsy Foundation