September 29, 2017 / 11:06 AM / a year ago

Zogenix epilepsy drug meets main goal in late-stage trial

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Zogenix Inc said on Friday its experimental treatment for a rare form of epilepsy met the main goal in a late-stage study.

The drug was being compared with a placebo in children having Dravet syndrome, a genetic dysfunction in the brain that leads to potentially fatal, long-lasting, fever-related seizures that do not respond to standard treatment. (Reporting by Manas Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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