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Depending on the seizure type, different treatments may be prescribed. This will often include anticonvulsant medication that prevents or stops seizures.
Follow-up varies tremendously depending on an identified cause of seizures and the frequency of seizures.
If the seizures are related to another medical condition, identification and treatment of that medical condition is the key to prevention. If anticonvulsant medication is prescribed, taking the medication on the recommended schedule and not missing medication is important.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/6/2016
J Stephen Huff, MD
Mary Huff, RN
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
James S Cohen, MD
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