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List of Treatments for Epilepsy

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for epilepsy. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Nayzilam (Midazolam)

Overview
Nayzilam is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a short-term treatment for seizure clusters in people 12 years of age and older. Nayzilam is also known by its drug… read more

Neurontin (Gabapentin)

Overview
Neurontin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures in people three years of age and older. Neurontin is usually prescribed in addition to… read more

Nupentin (Gabapentin)

Overview
Nupentin is a brand name for Gabapentin. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Gabapentin is indicated to treat focal (partial) seizures not controlled adequately by other antiepileptic drugs.… read more

Occipital lobectomy

Overview
Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Other people experience serious side effects from AEDs that impact their quality of… read more

Ospolot (Sulthiame)

Overview
Ospolot is a brand name for Sulthiame. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Sulthiame is indicated for epilepsy, especially temporal lobe and myoclonic seizures. Sulthiame may also be… read more

Oxtellar XR (Oxcarbazepine)

Overview
Oxtellar XR is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures in people six years of age and older. Oxtellar XR may be prescribed as monotherapy (a… read more

Parietal lobectomy

Overview
Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Other people experience serious side effects from AEDs that impact their quality of… read more

Paxam (Clonazepam)

Overview
Paxam is one brand name for Clonazepam. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Clonazepam is prescribed in conjunction with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) if the AEDs alone are not adequately… read more

Peganone (Ethotoin)

Overview
Peganone is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat tonic-clonic and complex partial seizures. Peganone is also referred to by its drug name, ethotoin.

Peganone is… read more

Phenobarbital

Phenobarbital is a prescription medication that has been sold since 1912 for the treatment of seizures. In people with epilepsy, Phenobarbital is used to prevent all types of seizures except absence seizures, and to… read more

Phenytek (Phenytoin)

Overview
Phenytek is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control generalized tonic-clonic (grand mal) and complex partial-onset seizures. Phenytek is also referred to by its… read more

Qudexy XR (Topiramate)

Overview
Qudexy XR is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut… read more

Reedos (Lamotrigine)

Overview
Reedos is one brand name for Lamotrigine. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Lamotrigine is indicated for focal (partial) and generalised seizures.

Reedos is an antiepileptic, or drug that… read more

Responsive neurostimulation (RNS)

Overview
Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). For people with frequent, disabling partial onset seizures imperfectly controlled by… read more

Right frontal lobectomy

Overview
Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Other people experience serious side effects from AEDs that impact their quality of… read more

Rivotril (Clonazepam)

Overview
Rivotril is one brand name for Clonazepam. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Clonazepam is prescribed in conjunction with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) if the AEDs alone are not adequately… read more

Sabril (Vigabatrin)

Overview
Sabril is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control spasms in infants one month to two years of age and, in combination with other medications, refractory complex… read more

Tamate (Topiramate)

Overview
Tamate is one brand name for Topiramate. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Topiramate is indicated for focal (partial) seizures, generalised tonic-clonic seizures, and drop attack seizures… read more

Tegretol (Carbamazepine)

Overview
Tegretol is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures with complex symptomatology, generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and other generalized… read more

Temporal lobe resection

Overview

Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). Other people experience serious side effects from AEDs that impact their quality of… read more

Temporal lobectomy

Overview
Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Other people experience serious side effects from AEDs that impact their quality of… read more

Teril (Carbamazepine)

Overview
Teril is one brand name for Carbamazepine. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Carbamazepine is indicated for simple and complex focal (partial) seizures and generalised tonic-clonic seizures… read more

Topamax (Topiramate)

Overview
Topamax is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut… read more

Topiramate

Overview
According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Topiramate is indicated for focal (partial) seizures, generalised tonic-clonic seizures, and drop attack seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.… read more

Tranxene (Clorazepate Dipotassium)

Overview
Tranxene is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures in people 10 years of age and older. Tranxene is used in combination with other… read more

Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine)

Overview
Trileptal is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of partial-onset seizures. Trileptal may be prescribed as monotherapy (a stand-alone drug) or as an… read more

Trokendi XR (Topiramate)

Overview
Trokendi XR is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures, primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures, and seizures associated with… read more

Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)

Overview
Approximately 20 percent of people with epilepsy cannot adequately control their seizures with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Other people experience serious side effects from AEDs that impact their quality of… read more

Valium (Diazepam)

Overview
Valium is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat anxiety, muscle spasms, and convulsive disorders. In cases of epilepsy, Valium is sometimes prescribed off-label… read more

Valprease (Valproate)

Overview
Valprease is one brand name for Valproate. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Valproate is indicated for primary generalised epilepsy and simple and complex focal (partial) seizures.… read more

Valpro (Valproate)

Overview
Valpro is one brand name for Valproate. According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Valproate is indicated for primary generalised epilepsy and simple and complex focal (partial) seizures.

Valpro… read more

Valproate

Overview
According to the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH), Valproate is indicated for primary generalised epilepsy and simple and complex focal (partial) seizures.

Valproate is an antiepileptic, or drug that… read more

Valtoco (Diazepam nasal spray)

Overview
Valtoco is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat acutely adults and children 6 years of age and older for intermittent, stereotypic episodes of frequent seizure… read more

Vimpat (Lacosamide)

Overview
Vimpat is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures in people 4 years of age and older. Vimpat may be prescribed alone or together with other… read more

Xcopri (Cenobamate tablets)

Overview
Xcopri is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with partial-onset seizures. Xcopri is also referred to by its drug name, cenobamate tablets.

Xcopri is… read more

Zarontin (Ethosuximide)

Overview
Zarontin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control absence (petit mal) seizures in epilepsy. Zarontin is frequently prescribed for children with childhood absence… read more

Zonegran (Zonisamide)

Overview
Zonegran is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to control partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy. Zonegran is used in combination with other anticonvulsant… read more

Zonisade (Zonisamide oral suspension)

Overview
Zonisade is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an adjunctive therapy (a therapy used with a primary treatment) to control partial-onset seizures in people 16… read more

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