Levetiracetam for Epilepsy
Drug details for Levetiracetam for epilepsy.
Epilepsy - What Happens
Although epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders involving the nervous system, experts often cannot explain exactly how or why the disease develops and how or why the abnormal electrical activity in the brain occurs.
Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy
When the body burns (metabolizes) fat, it creates substances called ketones. The ketogenic diet tries to force the body to use more fat for energy instead of sugar (glucose) by increasing fat and restricting carbohydrates. It is not yet clear how or why the ketogenic diet prevents or reduces seizures, but it has been shown to be effective in reducing epileptic seizures in some children.1The ...
Oxcarbazepine for Epilepsy
Drug details for Oxcarbazepine for epilepsy.
Valproate for Epilepsy
Drug details for Valproic acid for epilepsy.
Phenytoin for Epilepsy
Drug details for Phenytoin for epilepsy.
Benzodiazepines for Epilepsy
Drug details for Benzodiazepines for epilepsy.
Zonisamide for Epilepsy
Drug details for Zonisamide for epilepsy.
Lamotrigine for Epilepsy
Drug details for Lamotrigine for epilepsy.
Epilepsy Medicine Therapy Failure - Topic Overview
Medicine therapy for epilepsy can fail for several reasons: You do not follow the treatment plan. You have to follow your therapy routine exactly as your doctor orders,to have the best chance of keeping seizures under control. Missing a dose here or there or taking doses too close together can upset the levels of the drug in your body and lead to seizures,severe side effects,and other health ...