Epilepsy Treatment Directory
Epilepsy treatments include medications that control seizures. Other treatment options include surgery and nerve stimulation. For some, the ketogenic diet can help; however, this diet requires medical supervision. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how epilepsy is treated with different medications and other therapies.
Epilepsy, Children, and the Ketogenic Diet
WebMD explains the ketogenic diet and how it works to curb seizures in young children.
Seizure Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn about what your doctor may do to figure out what's causing your seizures and what options you have to do something about them.
Treatment Options for Epilepsy
From medication and diet changes to implants and surgery, learn about the various options for epilepsy treatment.
What Is the Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy?
Find out what kinds of foods your child can eat if she takes up the ketogenic diet, and learn about the challenges and side effects of a meal plan that gets rid of seizures in some kids with epilepsy.
Generic Epilepsy Medications
Will switching to a generic epilepsy medication give you more seizures?
Epilepsy Medications: Finding the Right Drug to Control Seizures
In the past 20 years, the number of epilepsy drugs available has more than doubled. Learn how to find the right epilepsy medication for controlling your seizures.
Tip Sheet: Successful Epilepsy Treatment
Epilepsy treatments that work best go beyond the right medication. These smart tips cover taking your medication, interacting with your doctor, handling side effects, and more.
Tip Sheet: Avoiding Epilepsy Drug Interactions
Many epilepsy drugs interact with each other, with over-the-counter medicines, and with other prescription drugs. Here's how to avoid potentially harmful drug interactions.