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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Zarontin Overview

Ethosuximide is a succinimide anticonvulsant, used mainly in absence seizures. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Central nervous system 2.1.1 Common 2.1.2 Rare 2.2 Gastrointestinal 2.3 Genitourinary 2.4 Hematopoietic 2.5 Integumentary 2.6 Ocular 3 Complications 4 Drug interactions 5 Mechanism of action 6 Availability 7 See also 8 Ref...

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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:

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

NDC Database Records for Zarontin: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0071-0237 Zarontin 250 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-2418 Zarontin 250 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc

Other drugs which contain Ethosuximide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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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 reply