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.
Understanding Seizures and Epilepsy
WebMD explains various types of seizures, including those not caused by epilepsy.
Epilepsy Drugs to Treat Seizures
WebMD explains the various drugs used to treat epilepsy and seizures, including side effects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Experts answer 7 frequently asked questions about epilepsy.
Generic Epilepsy Medications
Will switching to a generic epilepsy medication give you more seizures?