Medication is the most common means of treating seizures. It is also the oldest. For many years Dilantin and Phenobarbital were the only medicines available. There are now over 20 medications available for the treatment of seizures. When medications don't work, other treatment options are considered. The most common include surgery, the ketogenic diet and Vagus Nerve Stimulation.
More Treatment Options Medications and other treatment options are discussed at Epilepsy.com also contains a list of available drugs with information on their side effects, usage, and how they affect the brain.