What is the right combination of drugs to treat seizures?

Successful treatment of seizures is based on the correct diagnosis of the epilepsy syndrome. Treatments are available that can successfully prevent seizures for most people with epilepsy. Each medicine tends to work better for certain kinds of seizures than for others. If one treatment fails, another may be more successful. Sometimes more than one medication is necessary. In order to be on the right combination of anti-seizure medications, it is best to consult with a neurologist who specializes in epilepsy. The website below lists the majority of medications now available in the US for treatment of epilepsy.

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