Epilepsy Information

AEDs (antiepileptic drugs)

AEDs (antiepileptic drugs)

• How to choose the best medication

• What does the body do to the medications?

• What do medications do to the body?

• Do AEDs cure or control seizures?

• How many medications do I need to take to control my seizures?

• How do we monitor for side effects?

• Brand name vs. generic

• When to treat?

• When to stop medications? (discontinuation)

• One by one all medications for seizures