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USES: This medication is used to treat seizure disorders.

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This medication is used to treat seizure disorders.
  • It is recommended to wear or carry medication identification indicating you are taking this drug.

  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze liquid forms of this medication.


Zarontin (ethosuximide) 250 mg/5 ml
Zarontin (ethosuximide) 250 mg/5 ml
Zarontin (ethosuximide) 250 mg
Zarontin (ethosuximide) 250 mg
Disponible uniquement sur ordonnance
Disponible uniquement sur ordonnance

How To Use
  • Take with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
  • Take this medication as prescribed.
  • Do not stop taking this drug suddenly without consulting your doctor as seizures may occur.
  • It is important to take all doses on time to keep the level of medication in your blood constant.
  • Do this by taking doses at evenly spaced intervals throughout the day and night.
  • While taking this medication, lab tests may be done, especially in the first few months, to check if the drug is working properly.

Side Effects
  • May cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision.
  • Use caution performing tasks that require alertness.
  • Other side effects include stomach upset, loss of appetite, headache, or hiccups.
  • These should subside as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • Notify your doctor if seizures occur or if you develop vomiting, weakness, blurred vision, joint pain, unusual bleeding or bruising, depression or a skin rash while taking this medication.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Before you take ethosuximide, tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, or if you have any sort of blood abnormality.
  • Use caution when drinking alcoholic beverages or taking over-the-counter sleeping pills or antihistamines (medication for colds or allergies); these substances can add to the drowsiness caused by ethosuximide.
  • This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Ethosuximide is excreted into breast milk.
  • Though, to date, no problems have been noted in nursing infants, consult your doctor before you breast-feed.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is within 4 hours of the next dose, instead, skip missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of seizure drugs (e.g., phenytoin, primidone, valproic acid).
  • This drug may interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills.
  • Discuss using other methods of birth control with your doctor.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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