Evidence

We currently have  101 published reviews and 26 published protocols in Issue 11, 2017 of The Cochrane Library.  We also have a number of registered review titles at varying stages of the editorial process.

List of reviews

Acupuncture for epilepsy 
Antidepressant drugs for narcolepsy
Antidepressants for people with epilepsy and depression
Anticonvulsant therapy for status epilepticus
Antiepileptic drugs for preventing seizures in people with brain tumors
Antiepileptic drugs as prophylaxis for post-craniotomy seizures
Antiepileptic drugs for seizure control in people with neurocysticercosis
Antiepileptic drugs for treating seizures in people with brain tumours                       
Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures after intracranial venous thrombosis (ICVT)

Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures after stroke

Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures after subarachnoid haemorrhage
Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis 

Antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of severe myoclonic epilepsy in infancy
Antiepileptic drugs for treating seizures in adults with brain tumours
Antiepileptic drug monotherapy for epilepsy: a network meta-analysis of individual participant data - Click here to see figures

Behavioral treatments for non-epileptic attack disorder

Calcium antagonists as an add-on therapy for drug-resistant epilepsy
Cannabinoids for epilepsy

*Carbamazepine versus phenobarbitone monotherapy for epilepsy - Click here to see additional tables/graphs
*Carbamazepine versus phenytoin monotherapy for epilepsy - Click here to see additional tables/graphs
*Carbamazepine versus valproate monotherapy for epilepsy - Click here to see additional tables/graphs
Care delivery and self-management strategies for adults with epilepsy
Care delivery and self-management strategies for children with epilepsy                                         
Clobazam as an add-on in the management of refractory epilepsy
Clobazam monotherapy for partial-onset or generalised-onset seizures
Chloral hydrate as a sedating agent for neurodiagnostic procedures in children
*Common antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy in women with epilepsy - Click here to see additional tables
Comparison of antiepileptic drugs, no treatment, or placebo for children with benign epilepsy with centro temporal spikes
Corticosteroids including ACTH for childhood epilepsy other than epilepsy spasms
Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including status epilepticus in children
Eslicarbazepine acetate add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy
EEG for children with complex febrile seizures

Early versus late antiepileptic drug withdrawal for people with epilepsy in remission
Ethosuximide, sodium valproate or lamotrigine for absence seizures in children and adolescents
Felbamate as an add-on therapy for refractory epilepsy
Gabapentin add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy
Immediate antiepileptic drug treatment, versus placebo, deferred, or no treatment for first unprovoked seizure

Immediate-release versus controlled-release carbamazepine in the treatment of epilepsy

Immunomodulatory interventions for focal epilepsy syndromes

Interventions for psychotic symptoms concomitant with epilepsy

Intravenous immunoglobulins for epilepsy

Ketogenic diet and other dietary treatments for epilepsy

Lamotrigine add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy

Lamotrigine adjunctive therapy for refractory generalized tonic-clonic seizures

Lamotrigine versus carbamazepine monotherapy for epilepsy

Levetiracetam add-on for drug-resistant focal epilepsy: an updated Cochrane Review

Losigamone add-on therapy for partial epilepsy

Melatonin as add-on treatment for epilepsy

Monotherapy treatment of epilepsy in pregnancy: congenital malformation outcomes in the child
Non-pharmacological interventions for epilepsy in people with intellectual disabilities
Oxcarbazepine add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy
Oxcarbazepine versus phenytoin monotherapy for epilepsy

Oxcarbazepine versus carbamazepine monotherapy for partial onset seizures
Pharmacological interventions for epilepsy in people with intellectual disabilities

Pharmacological treatment for Kleine-Levin syndrome
Pharmacological treatments for preventing epilepsy following traumatic head injury
Phenobarbitone versus phenytoin monotherapy for partial onset seizures and generalized onset tonic-clonic seizures
*Phenytoin versus valproate monotherapy for partial onset seizures and generalized onset tonic-clonic seizures – Click here to see additional tables/graphs
Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for drug-resistant epilepsy
Preconception counselling for women with epilepsy to reduce adverse pregnancy outcome
Pregabalin add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy

Pregabalin monotherapy for epilepsy

Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children

Propofol versus thiopental sodium for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus
Psychological treatments for people with epilepsy
Psychological and behavioural treatments for adults with non-epileptic attack disorder

Subpial transection surgery for epilepsy
Sulthiame add-on therapy for epilepsy
Sulthiame monotherapy for epilepsy
Surgery for epilepsy
The effects of anaesthetic agents on cortical mapping during neurosurgical procedures involving eloquent areas of the brain
Therapeutic monitoring of antiepileptic drugs for epilepsy
The role of high-frequency oscillations in epilepsy surgery planning

Tiagabine add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy
Topiramate add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy
Topiramate monotherapy for juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

Topiramate versus carbamazepine monotherapy for epilepsy: an individual participant data review

Traditional chinese medicine for epilepsy
Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy

Treatment of epilepsy for people with Alzheimer's disease
Treatment for epilepsy in pregnancy: neurodevelopmental outcomes in the child
Treatments for the prevention of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
Treatment of infantile spasms
Treatment of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
Vagus nerve stimulation for partial seizures
Vigabatrin for refractory partial epilepsy
Vigabatrin versus carbamazepine monotherapy for epilepsy

Vitamins for epilepsy
Yoga for epilepsy
Zonisamide add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy