Anticonvulsant Drug List

The dates provided above are the calendar years in which the respective active (medication) were first authorised for use in Ireland through official regulatory processes. Some of the older anticonvulsants would have been available for use in Ireland.

Active substanceYear first authorised for use in Ireland
Carbamazepine1974
Clobazam1978
Clonazepam1977
Ethosuximide1979
Ezogabine
Felbamate1994
Gabapentin1994
Lacosamide2008
Lamotrigine1990
Levetiracetam2000
Oxcarbazepine2000
Phenobarbital1977
Phenytoin1975
Pregabalin2004
Primidone1979
Rufinamide2007
Sodium valproate 1975
Tiagabine1997
Topiramate1997
Vigabatrin1989
Zonisamide2005

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