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Epilepsy (cont.)

Medications

Depending on the seizure type, different treatments may be prescribed. This will often include anticonvulsant medication that prevents or stops seizures.

  • The type of anticonvulsant medication selected by your doctor will depend on factors such as seizure type, cost, and other medical conditions.
  • Anticonvulsant medications may need frequent adjustments, especially after starting medications.
  • Monitoring of anticonvulsant medications and other laboratory tests may be necessary.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/23/2014
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