Zonegran Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Zonegran: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Zonegran 100mg Cap
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Zonegran 100mg Cap
Eisai Inc
Pill Identification: Eisai ZONEGRAN 100,ZONEGRAN 100 LOGO 
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Zonegran 100mg Cap
Eisai Inc
Pill Identification: Eisai ZONEGRAN 100,ZONEGRAN 100 LOGO 
Drug Image file DrugItem_6572.JPG
Zonegran 100mg Cap
Eisai Inc
Pill Identification: Eisai ZONEGRAN 100,ZONEGRAN 100 LOGO 

What is this Medicine?

ZONISAMIDE (zoe NIS a mide) is used to control partial seizures in adults with epilepsy.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Zonegran: Oral capsule(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Zonegran 100mg Capsule

NDC: 592120680
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Partial Seizures

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store in a dry place
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Zonegran 100mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Zonegran 100mg Capsule

Heart Failure Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Of Blood Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Iris (Eye) Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gynecomastia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot In Lung Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fecal Incontinence Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dyskinesia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Breathing Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Dysfunction Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Red Spotted Rash Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lupus-like Symptoms Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholecystitis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cholangitis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysarthria Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Parosmia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Ulcer Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Brain Attack Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inceased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Muscle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Overactive Reflexes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Tongue Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gingival Hyperplasia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elated Mood Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Retaining Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dehydration Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Eye Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Nerve Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hirsutism Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Skin Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Scaly And Itchy Rashes Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gallstones Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hyperesthesia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Stones Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Memory Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Incoordination Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
17.0%*
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.
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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