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Are there drugs for epilepsy that treat seizures?

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Drugs can control seizures in about 7 out of 10 people with epilepsy. It’s important to know exactly which type of epilepsy you have. The best medication for you will also depend on possible side effects, any other illnesses you might have, and other factors.

From: Epilepsy Drugs to Treat Seizures WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 12/15/2018

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Epilepsy Foundation.

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Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

SOURCE: 

Epilepsy Foundation.

News release, FDA.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

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