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Phenobarbitol is the oldest epilepsy medicine still in use. It is used to treat most forms of seizures. It works well and is inexpensive. Side effects can include sleepiness or changes in behavior.

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.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

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Epilepsy Foundation.

News release, FDA.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

News release, UCB Inc.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 15, 2018

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