The FDA says generic epilepsy drugs are no different from generic drugs for
other conditions: virtually identical to brand-name drugs in their effects.
Therefore, there's no problem substituting generic drugs for epilepsy.
But many doctors who specialize in treating epilepsy don't agree. For a
small minority of patients, they say, generic drugs may be less effective at
controlling seizures. Disturbed by seeing people develop seizures soon after
changing to generic drugs, many epilepsy doctors...