Drug-resistant epilepsy means that you continue to have seizures even after trying 2 different types of anti-seizure medications alone, or after trying 2 different combinations of anti-seizure medications.
Epilepsy medications may not work in 3 out of 10 people with epilepsy.
Your doctor thinks about many different things when choosing medications to treat your epilepsy. You may face some challenges as you and your healthcare team work together to find the right medications and dosage schedule for you. Some possible challenges include: