for people ages 2 years and up (full criteria)
study started
Principal Investigator
by Joseph Sullivan
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Joseph Sullivan



The treatment plan for this Expanded Access Protocol is for patients with Dravet syndrome who do not qualify for participation in one of the ongoing ZX008 clinical trials.

Official Title

ZX008 Expanded Access Protocol - Dravet Syndrome Treatment Plan


The treatment plan consists of an up to 24-month Treatment Period. Access is via application by your health care provider and available at one of the Expanded Access treatment centers. The dose of ZX008 for the duration of the Treatment Period will range from 0.2 mg/kg/day to a maximum of 0.8 mg/kg/day, not to exceed a total daily dose of 30 mg/day; for patients concurrently being prescribed stiripentol, the maximum will be 0.5mg/kg/day, not to exceed a total daily dose of 20 mg/day. The fenfluramine US Expanded Access Program (US EAP) is available to full-time US Residents only. Participation in the US EAP is limited to patients currently residing in the US. Residency in the US must be for the duration of participation in the US EAP. Drug may not be shipped outside the US.


Dravet Syndrome Epilepsies, Myoclonic Syndrome Fenfluramine Fenfluramine Hydrochloride


You can join if…

Open to people ages 2 years and up

  • Patient is male or female, age 2 years and older, inclusive as of Study Day 1.
  • Patient is diagnosed with Dravet syndrome.
  • Patient is experiencing convulsive seizures which are not controlled by current AEDs.
  • Patient is receiving at least one AED and will remain on at least one AED for the duration of treatment.
  • Patient has been approved for inclusion by Zogenix.

You CAN'T join if...

  • Patient requires or starts using an unacceptable or contraindicated concomitant medication.
  • Patient has valvulopathy.
  • Patient is at risk for pulmonary hypertension.
  • Patient exclusion will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

Lead Scientist at UCSF

  • Joseph Sullivan
    Professor, Neurology, School of Medicine. Authored (or co-authored) 42 research publications


not accepting new patients
Start Date
Zogenix, Inc.
Study Type
Expanded Access
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