Vigabatrin is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant. Vigabatrin is used in combination with other medications to treat complex partial seizures in adults and adolescents who are at least 16 years old. Vigabatrin is usually given after other anti-epileptic medications have been tried without successful control of seizures. The powder form of vigabatrin is used to treat infantile spasms in babies and children between the ages of 1 month and 2 years. Vigabatrin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Vigabatrin is a drug that is used to reduce the occurrence of, or to stop seizures altogether. In tablets form, they are combined with other medication to stop seizures in adults while in children between the ages of 1 to 24 months, Vigabatrin powder is administered. Vigabatrin should be prescribed by a qualified caregiver.