Ethosuximide Oral Syrup 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ethosuximide: Oral syrup (250mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ETHOSUXIMIDE (eth oh SUX i mide) is used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Zarontin: Oral syrup (250mg)
In-Depth Information

Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml Syrup

NDC: 001210670
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Absence Seizures

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store below 86 degrees F
Protect from freezing
Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml Syrup

Reported Side Effects for Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml Syrup

Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach 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 Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml Syrup

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 Ethosuximide 250mg/5ml Syrup(Ethosuximide)
Alcohol and Ethosuximide(Ethosuximide)
You should avoid alcoholic beverages while taking Ethosuximide. 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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