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Zarontin

Active Ingredient(s): Ethosuximide
FDA Approved: November 2, 1960
Pharm Company: PARKE DAVIS
Category: Anticonvulsant

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Zarontin Overview

Ethosuximide is a succinimide anticonvulsant, used mainly in absence seizures. Contents 1 Uses 1.1 Approved 1.2 Unapproved 1.3 Dosage 2 Availability 3 Mechanism of action 4 Adverse effects 4.1 Central nervous system 4.1.1 Common 4.1.2 Rare 4.2 Gastrointestinal 4.3 Genitourinary 4.4 Hematopoietic 4.5 Integumentary 4.6 Ocular 5 Complications 6 Drug interactions 7 Chemistry 8 References 8.1 Notes 9 External links Uses Approved It is approved for absence seizures.[2] Eth...

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HELP!! My daugther has been on EPILIM for 6 years and gain allot of weight on it. She went on TOPAMAX (a year now) and she's LOOSING HAIR like crazy?!?! The Dr. want het to go on TEGRATOL but i see allot of people are complaining about bouth HAIR LOSS and WEIGHT GRAIN on it?? I am also considdering AZRONTIN???? ## These types of side effects are common to most antiseizure medications and you may never find one that won't cause one or the other. Tegetrol contains the active ingredient Carbamazepine. You can learn more about it here: Zarontin contains the active ingredient Ethosuximide; How old is she?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ethosuximide
  • Capsule: 250mg
  • Solution: 250mg/5ml
  • Syrup: 250mg/5ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Zarontin HELP!! My daugther has been on EPILIM for 6 years and gain allot of weight on it. She went on TOPAMAX (a year now) and s...  1