Resources for Providers

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

  • 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)
    comprehensive review that evaluates the strength of evidence for eight parenteral ASMs used as third-line treatments of convulsive refractory status epilepticus.