Most research on epilepsy in women has focused on the childbearing years. But as the population ages and older women take a more active role in the management of their health, more attention is being paid to the relationship between epilepsy and menopause. The future may bring better treatment options for older women with epilepsy.
Wikipedia.org/***DRUG-- Carbamazepine (CBZ)-- sold under the tradename Tegretol among others, is a medication used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and neuropathic pain. For seizures it works as well as phenytoin and valproate. It is not effective for absence seizures or myoclonic seizures. It may be used in schizophrenia along with other medications and as a second line agent in bipolar disorder.