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When Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Work
When Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Work WebMD Health News By R. Scott Rappold Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH More from WebMD Panel: Avoid Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Epilepsy, Migraines May...
Epilepsy, Migraines May Have Family Ties
Epilepsy, Migraines May Have Family Ties WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD Panel: Avoid Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy When Medical Marijuana...
Epilepsy Drug Fycompa Approved by FDA
Epilepsy Drug Fycompa Approved by FDA WebMD Health News By Matt McMillen Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Panel: Avoid Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy When Medical Marijuana Doesn’t...
Predicting Success Rates for Epilepsy Drugs
Predicting Success Rates for Epilepsy Drugs 50% of Patients Seizure-Free After Trying First Anti-Seizure Drug WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
Surgery Often an Overlooked Option for Epilepsy
Surgery Often an Overlooked Option for Epilepsy Some Patients May Be Surgical Candidates Soon After Failing Drugs WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from...
Surgery Keeps Many Epilepsy Patients Seizure-Free
Surgery Keeps Many Epilepsy Patients Seizure-Free Study Shows About Half of Epilepsy Patients Are Free of Seizures 10 Years After Surgery WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura...
Precautions Cut Sudden Death Risk of Epilepsy
Precautions Cut Sudden Death Risk of Epilepsy Analysis Shows Reducing the Number of Seizures and Taking Medicine as Prescribed Can Reduce Risk WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by...
FDA OKs New Epilepsy Drug
FDA OKs New Epilepsy Drug Potiga Approved as an Add-On Drug to Treat Partial Seizures Caused by Epilepsy WebMD Health News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More...
Study: Low Birth Defect Risk From Newer Epilepsy Drugs
Study: Low Birth Defect Risk From Newer Epilepsy Drugs Researchers Say Findings Are Reassuring, but Data on Topamax Inconclusive WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Many Kids With Epilepsy Don’t Take Their Medicine
Many Kids With Epilepsy Don’t Take Their Medicine Study Suggests Some Parents Forget to Give Antiseizure Drugs, but Others Choose Not To WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by...
Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy Linked to Autism
Treatment-Resistant Epilepsy Linked to Autism Study Shows Epilepsy in People With Autism Is Often Hard to Treat WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
New Drug May Help Control Epilepsy Seizures
New Drug May Help Control Epilepsy Seizures Study Shows Perampanel May Be Effective in Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy Patients WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
Epileptic Kids Have More Psychiatric Symptoms
Epileptic Kids Have More Psychiatric Symptoms Girls With Epilepsy Have More Depression, Boys More ADHD, Study Finds WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
Death Rate High Among People With Persistent Seizures
Death Rate High Among People With Persistent Seizures Children With Epilepsy Have Higher-Than-Expected Risk of Death in Adulthood WebMD Health News By Charlene Laino Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Raises Spina Bifida Risk
Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Raises Spina Bifida Risk But Experts Say Pregnant Women With Epilepsy Need to Weigh Risks and Benefits of Carbamazepine WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed...
Epilepsy May Be Linked to Infertility Risk
Epilepsy May Be Linked to Infertility Risk Study Shows Women Taking Multiple Epilepsy Drugs Are at Greatest Risk for Fertility Problems WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura...
New Epilepsy Drug Potiga Gets FDA Panel Nod
New Epilepsy Drug Potiga Gets FDA Panel Nod Advisory Panel: Potiga Works and Risks Can Be Minimized; Full FDA Approval Likely WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by...
Study: No Proof of Epilepsy Drug Suicide Risk
Study: No Proof of Epilepsy Drug Suicide Risk Study Finds No Evidence of Increased Risk for Suicide Attempts or Suicides Associated With Seizure Drugs in Patients With Epilepsy WebMD Health...
Certain Epilepsy Drugs Linked to Suicide
Certain Epilepsy Drugs Linked to Suicide Study Links Some Seizure Drugs to an Increased Risk for Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang,...
6 Birth Defects Linked to Valproic Acid
Birth Defects Linked to Valproic Acid 6 Birth Defects More Common in Pregnant Women Who Take Epilepsy Drug WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Deep Brain Stimulation Stops Seizures
Deep Brain Stimulation Stops Seizures Study Shows New Epilepsy Treatment Reduces Epileptic Seizures Without Drugs WebMD Health News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
Zarontin Gets High Marks for Kids' Epilepsy
Zarontin Gets High Marks for Kids' Epilepsy Study Shows the Anticonvulsant Drug Works Best for Absence Epilepsy WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
Epilepsy Drug Linked to Babies' Lower IQ
Epilepsy Drug Linked to Babies' Lower IQ Children Born to Mothers Who Took Valproate Have Lower IQs, Researchers Say WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
Epilepsy Drugs Get Suicide Risk Warning
Epilepsy Drugs Get Suicide Risk Warning FDA Orders a Warning for Antiepileptic Drugs About Increased Risk of Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors WebMD Health News By Miranda Hitti Reviewed by Louise...
Survey Shows Under 2% Have Epilepsy
Survey Shows Under 2% Have Epilepsy U.S. Adults With Epilepsy More Likely to Report Other Health Problems WebMD Medical News By Caroline Wilbert Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from...

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