Popular Epilepsy Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Anti-epileptics 12
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Gabapentin (Neurontin) is an inexpensive drug used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. It is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic gabapentin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Benzodiazepines 7
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Clonazepam (Klonopin) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain types of seizures. It is also used to treat panic disorder. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic clonazepam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 10
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Lamotrigine (Lamictal) is an inexpensive drug used to control seizures in adults and children with epilepsy and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 9
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Topiramate (Topamax) is an inexpensive drug used to treat seizures in adults or children with epilepsy. It is also used for the prevention of migraine headaches. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic topiramate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 15
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Levetiracetam (Keppra) is a moderately priced drug used with other medications to treat certain types of seizures. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic levetiracetam is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 353
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Lyrica (pregabalin) is an expensive drug used to treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia. It is also used to control seizures in epilepsy. It is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Lyrica may become available in 2019. Lyrica is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can still help offset the cost.
Anti-epileptics 17
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Divalproex (Depakote) is a moderately priced drug used to prevent seizures caused by some forms of epilepsy. It is also used to treat bipolar mania and to prevent migraine headaches. This drug is slightly less popular than other comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic divalproex is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Barbiturates 17
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Phenobarbital (Luminal) is a moderately priced drug used to help you sleep or control seizures. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic phenobarbital is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 16
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Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) is a moderately priced drug used to treat people with epilepsy. It helps prevent partial seizures. This drug is less popular than other comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic oxcarbazepine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 19
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Phenytoin (Dilantin) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. It is also used to prevent seizures during or after surgery. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic phenytoin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 75
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Divalproex ER (Depakote ER) is an expensive drug used to prevent seizures caused by some forms of epilepsy. It is also used to treat bipolar mania and to prevent migraine headaches. This drug is slightly less popular than other comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic divalproex er is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 30
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Carbamazepine (Tegretol, epitol) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy. This medicine is also used to treat nerve related pain. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic carbamazepine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 19
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Phenytoin (Dilantin) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. It is also used to prevent seizures during or after surgery. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic phenytoin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 16
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Zonisamide (Zonegran) is a moderately priced drug used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic zonisamide is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 62
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Carbamazepine ER (Tegretol XR) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy. This medicine is also used to treat nerve related pain. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic carbamazepine ER is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 62
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Carbamazepine ER (Tegretol XR) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy. This medicine is also used to treat nerve related pain. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic carbamazepine ER is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 10
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Primidone (Mysoline) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. It is not for use in absence (petit mal) seizures. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic primidone is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 737
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Lacosamide (Vimpat) is an expensive drug used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Vimpat may become available in 2022. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 29
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Levetiracetam ER (Keppra XR) is an expensive drug used with other medicines to treat certain types of seizures. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic levetiracetam ER is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors 86
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ACETAZOLAMIDE is used to treat glaucoma and some seizure disorders. It may be used to treat edema or swelling from heart failure or from other medicines. This medicine is also used to treat and to prevent altitude or mountain sickness.
Anti-epileptics 208
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Lamotrigine ER (Lamictal XR) is an expensive drug used to control seizures in adults and children with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic lamotrigine ER is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Benzodiazepines 16
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CLORAZEPATE is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety. It also used to treat alcohol withdrawal and certain types of seizures.
Anti-epileptics 26
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Valproic acid (Depakene) is a moderately priced drug used to treat certain types of seizures in patients with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic valproic acid is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 585
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Topiramate (Trokendi XR) is an expensive drug used to treat seizures in adults or children with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Trokendi XR. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 111
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Ethosuximide (Zarontin) is an expensive drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic zarontin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Benzodiazepines 137
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DIAZEPAM is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat certain types of seizures.
Anti-epileptics 293
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Felbamate (Felbatol) is an expensive drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This medicine is only for people who have not responded to other therapy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic Felbamate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 289
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Topiramate ER (Qudexy XR) is an expensive drug used to treat epilepsy and Lennox Gastaut syndrome. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 394
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Oxcarbazepine (Oxtellar XR) is an expensive drug used to treat people with epilepsy. It helps prevent partial seizures. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Oxtellar XR. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 769
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Eslicarbazepine (Aptiom) is an expensive drug used to treat people with epilepsy. It helps prevent partial seizures. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Aptiom. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
AMPA Receptor Antagonists 383
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PERAMPANEL is used to treat certain types of seizures in patients with epilepsy.
Anti-epileptics 919
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Brivaracetam (Briviact) is an expensive drug used with other medications to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Briviact. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Anti-epileptics 148
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Tiagabine (Gabitril) is an expensive drug used to control partial seizures in adults and children with epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic tiagabine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Anti-epileptics 56
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Methsuximide (Celontin) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Celontin. It is currently covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Adrenocorticotropic Hormones 34,048
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CORTICOTROPIN is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. It is used as a diagnostic aid to test the adrenal glands. It is used in children less than 2 years old to treat infantile spasms. It is also used to treat problems of the eyes, joints, lungs, nervous system, skin, thyroid, and others.
Anti-epileptics 19,862
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Vigabatrin (Sabril) is an expensive drug used to control seizures caused by certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drug. There are currently no generic alternatives to Sabril. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Potassium Channel Openers 370
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EZOGABINE is used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy.
Anti-epileptics 462
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Levetiracetam (Spritam) is an expensive drug used with other medications to treat certain types of seizures. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Spritam. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
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Anti-epileptics 286
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Anti-epileptics 47
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Ethotoin (Peganone) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Peganone. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
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Barbiturates 975
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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