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BRAND LISTING - Zarontin Syrup (Ethosuximide)
Dosage Pack Size & Price Qty
50mg/mL
250mg/5mL

ZARONTIN SYRUP (ETHOSUXIMIDE)

Zarontin Syrup Description

If you experience absence seizures, also called petit mal, your doctor may recommend a prescription for Zarontin Syrup to be taken alone or in combination with other epileptic drugs for those who are also dealing with other forms of seizures.

Absence seizures occur more commonly in children and it does not usually entail the jerky movements, falling down, or uncontrolled muscle twitches that is seen with a tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure. It can, however, pose a danger to the child should an absence seizure take place while the child is swimming, climbing, or performing other activities that require their attention. Many children outgrow absence seizures by the time they reach their teens.

How Zarontin Syrup Will Help Prevent Absence Seizures

Your brain contains billions of neurons that use electrical impulses as a mean to communicate with each other. If a great number of these neurons transmit an electrical charge at the same time, the result is like a power surge that overwhelms your brain and a seizure occurs.

When taken as directed, the active ingredient of Zarontin Syrup called Ethosuximide works to stabilize the electrical activity in your brain to prevent a seizure. Teens and adults that have absence seizures may be restricted from operating a motor vehicle due to the high risk of serious injury if they are not on medication or have forgotten to take their dose as directed.

More About Absence Seizures

Absence seizures are a result of periodic abnormal brain activity. This type of seizure in a small child may be difficult to even notice as it could just appear that they have lost their train of thought or forgot what they were doing when, in fact, they have just experienced a seizure. You may become more aware that your child has stopped talking or coloring and seems to be just staring blankly for a short time and then carries on doing what they were doing as if nothing happened.

Sometimes an absence seizure can manifest as blinking rapidly, or twitching. They may even tell you they saw flashing lights in their peripheral vision right before the seizure occurred. Zarontin Syrup can help you, your child, or your teen with peace of mind as they participate in their daily schedule more safely.

Before Zarontin Syrup is Prescribed

Ask your doctor about the safety of taking Zarontin Syrup if you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Discuss other medical conditions and allergies you have and list any OTC or Rx medications you take, including herbal remedies and dietary or vitamin supplements. This allows your doctor to determine if Zarontin Syrup is right for you.

Zarontin Syrup Precautions

Talk to your doctor if you become depressed or have thoughts about harming yourself while taking Zarontin Syrup. Your dosage may be adjusted periodically to be certain you are benefitting from the full effects of Ethosuximide. Do not suddenly stop taking or administering Zarontin Syrup without consulting your doctor as this can cause a seizure to occur. Do not start or stop taking any other drugs without talking to your doctor first.

Possible Side Effects of Zarontin Syrup

  • Dizziness
  • Stomach ache
  • Nausea

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