Treatment options for epilepsy and seizures include medications, surgery, neurostimulation devices, and dietary therapy. Antiseizure medications (ASMs) are often the first line of treatment.
AES Treatment-related Resources for Epilepsy Care Providers
- Neurostimulation Therapy for Epilepsy for Advanced Practice Providers (August 2022)
This resource is intended to provide information for APPs involved in the clinical management of VNS, RNS, and DBS devices.
- AES Member Alert and Information on Ketogenic Diet Formulas (February 2022)
This summary details the discontinuation of Microlipid™ and offers alternatives for patients who use it as part of a ketogenic diet.
- A Summary of Antiseizure Medications Available in the United States (Updated 2020)
A tabular PDF summary of the most commonly used ASMs available for prescription in the United States. This document replaces the AES 2018 Summary of AEDs Available in the United States.
- Treatment of Refractory Convulsive Status Epilepticus: A Comprehensive Review by the American Epilepsy Society Treatments Committee (Published 2020)
A comprehensive review that evaluates the strength of evidence for eight parenteral ASMs used as third-line treatments of convulsive refractory status epilepticus.