Good news! Treatments are available that can stop or control seizures for most people with seizures and epilepsy.  The first treatment step is to find the right medicine for each person. While the majority of people can do well with the first one or two medicines tried, others find that medications just don’t work. And for others, seizure medication may cause bothersome side effects.

In this section, we introduce you to some basic principles of treating epilepsy. Before getting started, take the My Seizures Know More quiz to think about the types of epilepsy care you may need!

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