Celontin Oral Capsule 300Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Celontin: Oral capsule (300mg)

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Celontin 300mg Cap
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 300mg PD 525,P-D 525 P-D 525 
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Celontin 300mg Cap
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 300mg PD 525,P-D 525 P-D 525 

What is this Medicine?

METHSUXIMIDE (meth SUX i mide) is used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Celontin: Oral capsule(300mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Celontin 300mg Capsule

NDC: 000710525
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Absence Seizures

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Celontin 300mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_944.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 300mg PD 525,P-D 525 P-D 525 
Shape: capsule
Color: yellow
Drug Image file DrugItem_9629.JPG
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: 300mg PD 525,P-D 525 P-D 525 
Shape: capsule
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Celontin 300mg Capsule

Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Incoordination Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Celontin 300mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Celontin 300mg Capsule(Methsuximide)
Alcohol and Methsuximide(Methsuximide)
You should avoid alcoholic beverages while taking Methosuximide. Alcohol can affect seizure control and interfere with the drug treatment, and may increase the risk of serious side effects. Decreased alertness, drowsiness, falls, or other side effects may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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