Dylantin, Tegretol, Trileptal, Depakote, Topamax, Keppra, Neurontin, Lyrica and others
These drugs work by decreasing the firing of aberrant neurons in the brain and/or by decreasing the spread of abnormal activity to surrounding regions of the brain. There are various mechanisms of action of antiepileptic drugs.
Use caution with the following supplements since they may interfere with the effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs.
Folic AcidGingko BilobaNiacinSt. John’s Wort
*Suggested supplements that may support overall health and are not at all intended to replace any prescription medications.
**These supplements listed may have the potential to interact with the drug or drug class. Use caution or avoid these supplements unless approved by your physician or preferred health care provider.