Our Community Chats are interactive sessions designed to discuss aspects of living with drug-resistant epilepsy and how VNS Therapy™ could help.
If you've tried multiple medications yet continue to have seizures, it's time to question your seizure treatment.
VNS Therapy™ is an FDA-approved treatment for people as young as four with hard-to-treat focal onset seizures. Designed to prevent seizures before they start, VNS Therapy can safely lead to fewer and shorter seizures and better recovery.
If you've tried two or more anti-seizure medications yet continue to have uncontrolled seizures, it's time to question your treatment. Talk to your doctor about drug-resistant epilepsy and the treatment options available.
VNS Therapy™ Safety Profile
The most common side effects of VNS Therapy include:
Shortness of breath
These side effects generally only occur during stimulation and usually decrease over time.
Infection is the most common side effect of the procedure.