Zarontin

What is Zarontin?

Ethosuximide is a succinimide anticonvulsant, used mainly in absence seizures.

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My son was diagnosed with Absence seizures on 7/12/13. They are very short 1-3 sec spells. They are typical dx is CAE. He is 8 yrs of age. No head...

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Zarontin is the drug of choice for absence seizures. It contains ethosuximide. It has a half life of 32 hrs. So blood level of the drug will...

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My daughter who is 5 22kg and 114cm was diagnosed with absence seizures in Oct last year, in December she had a grand mal seizure lasting 30mins....

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She had episode of Grandmal epilepsy and is diagnosed with absence seizures. She has been prescribed Epilim (Sodium Valporate)...

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Would naproxen exhibit any interaction with seizure medications lamictal or zarontin?
extreme dizziness - heaviness of extremities - headache -...

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Naproxen doesn't have any documented interaction with lamictal (lamotrigine) and zarontin (ethosuximide).
The information regarding whether side...

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