Therapy of Alice in Wonderland syndrome


You are here in the sub-theme Therapy of Alice in Wonderland syndrome. For general information about this topic, see Alice in Wonderland Syndrome. Alice in Wonderland syndrome is not treatable in itself.

However, the doctor will treat the underlying disease. Administration of drugs/painkillers with the active ingredients ibuprofen, paracetamol, acetylsalicylic acid or similar. Administering triptans.

These painkillers dilate the blood vessels in the brain and prevent further release of inflammatory substances. However, each patient responds differently to triptans. Treatment with antiepileptic drugs.

These can be used as a preventive measure during the symptom-free period or during an acute seizure. The virus itself cannot be treated. However, if a disease (e.g. glandular fever) breaks out due to the virus, it can be treated with antibiotics.

The patient can influence the frequency of the symptoms himself by reducing or dispensing with drugs. The withdrawal or reduction must be accompanied by therapeutic help if necessary. – Therapy for mild migraine:

  • Therapy for severe migraine:
  • Therapy for epilepsy:
  • Therapy for Epstein-Barr virus:
  • Drug use:

Despite drug therapy for the underlying diseases that can trigger Alice in Wonderland syndrome, the syndrome can still occur sporadically.

However, this is not necessarily the case. There is no therapy for Alice in Wonderland syndrome itself. By treating the underlying disease, however, the syndrome can be very well contained and the accompanying symptoms reduced.