Scottish Medicines Consortium rufinamide (Inovelon)

following an abbreviated submission:

rufinamide (Inovelon®) is accepted for restricted use within NHSScotland.

Indication under review: as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in patients 1 years to ≤4 years.

SMC restriction: restricted to use in patients who have failed treatment with or are intolerant of other antiepileptic drugs.

Rufinamide (Inovelon®) has previously been accepted for restricted use in adults and children aged >4 years. The licence has been extended to include children aged 1 year to ≤4 years.

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