Medication | Seizure triggers | About epilepsy


Some triggers can be easily managed if you are aware of them, e.g. by taking antiepileptic medication at the right dose and at the right time.

Even missing one dose of medication can sometimes lead to a seizure and stopping medication all together can be very dangerous.

Read more about antiepileptic medication


Our dedicated Helpline can help answer your questions about medication, epilepsy and what to do if a seizure happens. For a private, confidential chat, call us on 01342 831342 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Helpline: 01342 831342 (Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm)
Star Icon

Star Fact!

The number of children and young people aged 18 years and under with epilepsy is near 1 in 220.

Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy Charitable Trust.
Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Policy.

I accept cookies from this site
EU Cookie Directive plugin by