Drug treatment of seizures and epilepsy
Anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are the main form of treatment for people with epilepsy. And up to 70% (7 in 10) people with epilepsy could have their seizures completely controlled with AEDs. There are around 26 AEDs used to treat seizures, and different AEDs work for different seizures. The development of antiepileptic drugs urgently needs to be revitalized so that we can discover more effective antiseizure drugs for the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy, including catastrophic forms. Antiepileptogenic agents to prevent epilepsy before the first seizure in at-risk patients and disease-modifying agents to control ongoing severe epilepsy associated with a progressive underlying disease are also needed.
- Track 1-1 Antiseizure drugs
- Track 2-2 Antiseizure drugs
- Track 3-3 Drug resistant epilepsy
- Track 4-4 Brivaracetam
- Track 5-5 Carbamazepine
- Track 6-6 Eslicarbazepine