Tag Archives: antiepileptic drugs

  • Articles Risks of Pregnancy for Women with Epilepsy

    Many women with epilepsy are worried about possible risks in becoming pregnant. Women with epilepsy who become pregnant do have a higher risk...
  • Articles Pregnancy and Epilepsy: Risks to the Baby

    When you have epilepsy, one of your first questions when considering whether to have a baby may be, Is there any risk of birth defects or...
  • Articles Managing Epilepsy during Labor

    Labor and delivery are usually normal for women with epilepsy. Antiepileptic medications can be given intravenously during labor to reduce...
  • Reference Pieces Epilepsy Triggers

    Many people with epilepsy can identify certain factors that increase their chances of having a seizure. Well-established factors include missed...
  • Reference Pieces Staying Healthy with Epilepsy

    Although people living with epilepsy can have near-normal lives, it is very important that they maintain healthy lifestyles. In general,...
  • Articles Navigating the Costs of Epilepsy Medication

    It is hard to imagine a tiny pill being worth three or four dollars. This adds up to a lot of money if you take many of them each day. Most...
  • Reference Pieces How to Gain Control over Your Seizures

    Epilepsy affects each person differently. For some people, epilepsy is a childhood condition they outgrow. For others, daily falls and frequent...
  • Reference Pieces Preconception Counseling for Epileptic Women

    If you have epilepsy and you are planning to have a baby, make an appointment to see your neurologist or epileptologist (a physician who specializes...
  • Reference Pieces Epilepsy and Preconception Issues to Discuss

    The following topics should be discussed during preconception counseling: Weight:...