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 Drugs to Treat Seizures
WebMD explains the various drugs used to treat epilepsy and seizures, including side effects.
Alternative Treatments for Epilepsy
WebMD looks at various alternative treatments touted for epilepsy.
Temporal Lobe Resection for Epilepsy
If you've tried at least two medicines for epilepsy and still have seizures, an operation called temporal lobe resection might help.
Can You Stop Taking Your Epilepsy Medicine?
Consider these facts to decide if the benefits outweigh the risks of more seizures. Then talk to your doctor.
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.
Generic Epilepsy Medications
Will switching to a generic epilepsy medication give you more 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.