FAQ for VNS Therapy
How many people have had VNS Therapy?
More than 60,000 patients have used VNS Therapy for the treatment of refractory epilepsy.
If I have VNS Therapy, will I still need to take medications?
VNS Therapy is an added treatment to your current medications. It is not a replacement for them. Some people in the clinical trials were able to reduce their medications over time. You and your physician will determine your ongoing treatment regimen. It is important to always follow your physician’s recommendations about your medications.
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