Patient Resources
This section provides resources to help you through your decision-making process as well as resources to help those currently receiving VNS Therapy.

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Teleconferences >>>
Learn more about VNS Therapy over the telephone. Please contact a Regional Case Manager if you have questions about VNS Therapy at (877) NOW-4VNS (877-669-4867).

Testimonials >>>
Read about those who have experienced VNS Therapy 

Seeing Benefits Over Time >>>
While some people begin to experience benefits from adjunctive VNS Therapy within a few weeks, others notice the effects of VNS Therapy after several months.1  Click here for journal pages that can help you and your psychiatrist keep a record of your experience over the long term.

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Patient's Manual >>>

Patient Essentials Kit >>>

Frequently Asked Questions >>>

Change of Address or Psychiatrist Form >>>



References:
1. Rush AJ, Sackeim HA, Marangell LB, et al. Effects of 12 months of vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-resistant depression: a naturalistic study. Biol Psychiatry. 2005;58:355-363.

   

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  UNITED STATES INDICATION FOR USE:
The VNS Therapy System is indicated for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age with partial onset seizures, which are refractory to antiepileptic medications.

VNS Therapy (or the VNS Therapy System) is indicated for the adjunctive long-term treatment of chronic or recurrent depression for patients over the age of 18 who are experiencing a major depressive episode and have not had an adequate response to four or more adequate antidepressant treatments.