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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Ethosuximide (Overview)

Ethosuximide is a seizure agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Side effect of ethosuximide?

Side effect of ethosuximide?

It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, confusion, altered sleep, itch, enlarged gums, hiccups, tongue swelling, change in blood count, allergic reaction, vision changes, & even psychosis, seizure, lupus, suicidal thoughts and behavior, or severe rash. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
7 Doctors shared insights

Ethosuximide (Overview)

Ethosuximide is a seizure agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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What are the side effects of ethosuximide?

What are the side effects of ethosuximide?

Ethosuximine: You can find the answer to this at:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682327.Html
also, entering medlineplus. Gov into your browser's search bar will take you to the national library of medicine patient education website, with information about diseases and about drugs and supplements. The information at this site is reliable and accurate, unlike some internet sites. ...Read more

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Ethosuximide is making me so nauseated. How long can I expect this?

Ethosuximide is making me so nauseated. How long can I expect this?

Known side effect: Nausea is a known se of this drug. So, if you can't ameliorate this with simple steps (eg varying timing, with food, trial of ginger chews etc.), then discuss with your neurologist and seek alternatives for your seizure disorder. ...Read more

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Side effects of ethosuximide? Is much nausea one of the side effects?

Side effects of ethosuximide? Is much nausea one of the side effects?

It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, confusion, altered sleep, itch, enlarged gums, hiccups, tongue swelling, change in blood count, allergic reaction, vision changes, & even psychosis, seizure, lupus, suicidal thoughts and behavior, or severe rash. ...Read more

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Side effect of ethosuximide?

It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, confusion, altered sleep, itch, enlarged gums, hiccups, tongue swelling, change in blood count, allergic reaction, vision changes, & even psychosis, seizure, lupus, suicidal thoughts and behavior, or severe rash. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ethosuximide?

Ethosuximine: You can find the answer to this at:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682327.Html
also, entering medlineplus. Gov into your browser's search bar will take you to the national library of medicine patient education website, with information about diseases and about drugs and supplements. The information at this site is reliable and accurate, unlike some internet sites. ...Read more

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Ethosuximide is making me so nauseated. How long can I expect this?

Known side effect: Nausea is a known se of this drug. So, if you can't ameliorate this with simple steps (eg varying timing, with food, trial of ginger chews etc.), then discuss with your neurologist and seek alternatives for your seizure disorder. ...Read more

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How long will ethosuximide cause nausea?

How long will ethosuximide cause nausea?

Week at most: Nausea is a temporary side effect in most people who take ethosuximide. If this does not resolve in a week or two talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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I am taking zarontin (ethosuximide) and my stomach keeps having pain.?

I am taking zarontin (ethosuximide) and my stomach keeps having pain.?

Side effects…: Your symptoms require an examination. You should see your doctor. Side effects can happen with various medications. ...Read more

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I am taking zarontin (ethosuximide) and my stomach pains.?

I am taking zarontin (ethosuximide) and my stomach pains.?

Zarontin (ethosuximide): Stomach upset not uncommon, antacids can help, also taking zarontin (ethosuximide) on full stomach helps. ...Read more

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Does ethosuximide affect sleep in children?

Does ethosuximide affect sleep in children?

It can: The website noted below lists the following including difficulty with sleeplessness. Psychiatric side effects have included sleep disturbances, night terrors, inability to concentrate, and aggressiveness. Paranoid psychosis, increased libido, and increased state of depression with overt suicidal intentions have been reported rarely.
www. Drugs. Com/sfx/ethosuximide-side-effects. Html. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ethosuximide allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ethosuximide allergy?

Ethosuximide: Ethosuximide is used in the treatment of absence seizures. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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Side effects of ethosuximide? Is much nausea one of the side effects?

It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, confusion, altered sleep, itch, enlarged gums, hiccups, tongue swelling, change in blood count, allergic reaction, vision changes, & even psychosis, seizure, lupus, suicidal thoughts and behavior, or severe rash. ...Read more

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Ethosuximide (zorontin) and muscle pain, how are these related?

Ethosuximide (zorontin) and muscle pain, how are these related?

May cause: Muscle cramps can occur with Ethosuximide but it's not very common. Occasionally it can result in an auto immune type disorder so if you have muscle pain and joint pain/rash you should tell your MD. This is a medication used for a type of seizure (sometimes called petit mal or absence) so do not stop it or adjust the dose until you have talked to your Doctor about your muscle symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be vegan while taking ethosuximide (zarontin) for epilepsy?

Is it possible to be vegan while taking ethosuximide (zarontin) for epilepsy?

Yes but: The richest source of Vitamin B12 is meat - with no meat in the diet checking your level will be important ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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