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What treatments are there for generalized epilepsy?

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Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Meds and diet

There are a handful of medications that work well for generalized seizures.
These are generally started one at a time, but sometimes multiple meds are required to control seizures. There are also other therapies, including the ketogenic diet, which is a high fat, low carbohydrate and adequate protein diet. There are other dietary therapies such as the modified atkins diet.

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In brief: Meds and diet

There are a handful of medications that work well for generalized seizures.
These are generally started one at a time, but sometimes multiple meds are required to control seizures. There are also other therapies, including the ketogenic diet, which is a high fat, low carbohydrate and adequate protein diet. There are other dietary therapies such as the modified atkins diet. Consult a doctor now ›
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