APTIOM PATIENT AND CAREGIVER STORIES

See what APTIOM may be able to do for you

PATIENT STORY

ONE WOMAN'S JOURNEY

See how one woman doesn't let epilepsy define her.*

PATIENT STORY

LIVING BEYOND EPILEPSY

Watch to see how one woman doesn't let epilepsy hold her back.*

PATIENT STORY

MANAGING PARTIAL-ONSET SEIZURES

See how one woman with partial-onset seizures rediscovered her independence.*

PATIENT STORY

TALKING TO YOUR DOCTOR

When considering any serious medical decision, it’s important to find a doctor you can talk to. See how one patient found his.

PATIENT STORY

CONSIDERING APTIOM

See how adding APTIOM to his current treatment plan significantly reduced one patient’s partial-onset seizures.*

CAREGIVER STORY

A CAREGIVER’S ROLE

See the positive impact a loved one can have in caring for someone with partial-onset seizures.*

RESOURCES FOR CAREGIVERS

UNDERSTANDING EPILEPSY

HOW DOES APTIOM WORK?

What happens to the brain during a seizure? Watch the video to find out.

UNDERSTANDING EPILEPSY

DIFFERENT TYPES OF SEIZURES

Learn more about different types of seizures.

MANAGING PARTIAL-ONSET SEIZURES

WORKING WITH YOUR DOCTOR

Learn how to work with your health care providers to find the right treatment for your partial-onset seizures.*

*Individual results may vary.
†The precise way APTIOM works is not known.
Sponsored by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

INDICATION:
Aptiom® (eslicarbazepine acetate) is a prescription medicine to treat partial-onset seizures in patients 4 years of age and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:

Low salt (sodium) levels in the blood: APTIOM may cause the level of sodium in your blood to be low. Symptoms may include nausea, tiredness, lack of energy, irritability, confusion, muscle weakness or muscle spasms, or more frequent or more severe seizures. Some medicines can also cause low sodium in your blood. Be sure to tell your health care provider about all the other medicines that you are taking.

Nervous system problems: APTIOM may cause problems that can affect your nervous system, including dizziness, sleepiness, vision problems, trouble concentrating, and difficulties with coordination and balance. APTIOM may slow your thinking or motor skills. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how APTIOM affects you.

Liver problems: APTIOM may cause problems that can affect your liver. Symptoms of liver problems include yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, or dark urine.

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