February 12, 2016Epilepsy Society
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first 3D-printed pill called Spritam levetiracetam.

Manufactured by American pharmaceutical company Aprecia, the drug is used to control seizures in people with epilepsy.

A 3D printer will be used to lay down the active and inactive ingredients to create a porous tablet that rapidly dissolves with water. This makes it an important alternative option for people who struggle to swallow their epilepsy medication.

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Ilana Bitton

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