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

  • A Summary of Antiseizure Medications Available in the United States (Updated 2024) 
    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 and the 2020 Summary of ASMs Available in the United States.

  • 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.

  • 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.