Non epileptic uses of anti-epileptic drugs

Bipolar disorderValproate

Migraine (prophylaxis)Valproate

Cluster headacheValproate

Cushing’s syndromeValproate with Metyrapone

Tardive dyskinesiaValproate

Trigeminal neuralgiaCarbamazepine

Diabetes insipidusCarbamazepine


To decrease craving of alcoholTopiramate


Neuropathic pain (diabetic neuropathy & post herpetic neuralgia)Prgabalin /Gabapentin

Tuberous sclerosis (with infantile spasm)Vigabatrin

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