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Table 5 Final outcome at last follow-up

From: Clinical profile and treatment of infantile spasms using vigabatrin and ACTH - a developing country perspective

Therapy Seizure free till last follow-up Continued to have seizures Ave. relapse time Ave. recovery time ^ Evolved to Lenox Gestaut variant*
ACTH monotherapy
(n = 4) ^^
4 0 2 wks 2 months 0
Vigabatrin monotherapy
(n = 14) ^^
14 0 2 months 1 month 0
ACTH followed by Vigabatrin
(n = 14)
1 13 6 months 3 months 0
Vigabatrin followed by ACTH
(n = 24)
2 18 2 months 6 months 4
  1. ^ Average time to complete recovery, if occurred
  2. ^^ Remained on monotherapy till the last follow-up and didn't receive any second drug
  3. * Evolution by 2 years