Commission on Medical Therapies

The aim of the Commission on Medical Therapies is to define and pursue opportunities for progress consistent with the ILAE Strategic Plan in several key therapy-related areas.

  • psychological treatments
  • drugs
  • natural products
  • new strategies of clinical therapeutic studies
  • pharmacogenomics
  • surgery and
  • the treatment gap


Use of valproate in women and girls
Letter to the EMA (European Medicines Agency) from the ILAE Commission on European Affairs (CEA), ILAE Commission on Medical Therapies, and ILAE Task Force on AED Trials and Regulatory Affairs regarding PRAC recommendations to strengthen the restrictions on the use of valproate in women and girls. ILAE Letter | EMA PRAC Recommendation