Treatments are available that can successfully control seizures for most people with epilepsy. The first treatment is almost always one of the many seizure medications that are now available. Each medicine tends to work better with certain kinds of seizures than for others. If one treatment fails, another may be work better.

This section provides in-depth information on epilepsy medications. 

 

  • Atretol
  • Carbagen SR
  • Epitol
  • Mazepine
  • Tegretol
  • Tegrital
  • Teril
  • Timonil
  • Carbatrol
  • Tegretol XR
  • Frisium
  • Onfi
  • Epitril
  • Klonopin
  • Rivotril
  • Diastat
  • Diazepam
  • Valium
  • Depacon
  • Depakote
  • Epival
  • Depakote ER
  • Aptiom
  • Zarontin
  • Potiga
  • Felbatol
  • Neurontin
  • Vimpat
  • Lamictal
  • Keppra
  • Keppra XR
  • Ativan
  • Oxtellar
  • Oxtellar XR
  • Trileptal
  • Fycompa
  • Phenobarbital
  • Dilantin
  • Epanutin
  • Phenytek
  • Lyrica
  • Mysoline
  • Banzel
  • Inovelon
  • Gabitril
  • Topamax
  • Qudexy XR
  • Trokendi XR
  • Convulex
  • Depakene
  • Depakine
  • Orfiril
  • Valporal
  • Valprosid
  • Sabril
  • Zonegran
Reviewed by: Joseph I. Sirven, MD | Patricia O. Shafer, RN, MN on 3/2014