Zarontin Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zarontin: Oral capsule, liquid filled (250mg)

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Ethosuximide 250mg Cap
Versapharm Incorporated
Pill Identification: VP 25 
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Ethosuximide 250mg Cap
Pliva Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: PA1000 
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Zarontin 250mg Cap
Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: P-D 237 

What is this Medicine?

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

In-Depth Information

Zarontin 250mg Capsule

NDC: 000710237
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Absence Seizures

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Zarontin 250mg Capsule
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Pfizer US Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: P-D 237 
Shape: capsule
Color: orange

Reported Side Effects for Zarontin 250mg Capsule

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 Zarontin 250mg 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 Zarontin 250mg Capsule(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
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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