The goal of treatment is to control or prevent epileptic seizures. Treatment is fully or partially successful in about 80% of patients. Medication is generally the most successful way to treat and manage epilepsy. Lifestyle changes and other treatments are also used. In some cases, surgery may be recommended.
Treatment may involve the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsSurgeryOther treatments
- Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
- Review Date: 03/2016 -
- Update Date: 03/15/2015 -