Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 012380/001.

Names and composition

"ZARONTIN" is the commercial name of a drug composed of ETHOSUXIMIDE.

Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
012380/001 ZARONTIN ETHOSUXIMIDE CAPSULE/ORAL 250MG
080258/001 ZARONTIN ETHOSUXIMIDE SYRUP/ORAL 250MG per 5ML

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
012380/001 ZARONTIN ETHOSUXIMIDE CAPSULE/ORAL 250MG
040253/001 ETHOSUXIMIDE ETHOSUXIMIDE SYRUP/ORAL 250MG per 5ML
040430/001 ETHOSUXIMIDE ETHOSUXIMIDE CAPSULE/ORAL 250MG
040506/001 ETHOSUXIMIDE ETHOSUXIMIDE SYRUP/ORAL 250MG per 5ML
040686/001 ETHOSUXIMIDE ETHOSUXIMIDE CAPSULE/ORAL 250MG
080258/001 ZARONTIN ETHOSUXIMIDE SYRUP/ORAL 250MG per 5ML
081306/001 ETHOSUXIMIDE ETHOSUXIMIDE SYRUP/ORAL 250MG per 5ML
200892/001 ETHOSUXIMIDE ETHOSUXIMIDE CAPSULE/ORAL 250MG

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I am taking Zarontin and my stomach keeps causing pain.?
I've been taking it for a week now and i keeps gettin tired, dizzy, loss of appetite and my stomach keeps causing pain. My doctor is on vacation for 2 weeks. Any help? Asked by Franklin Argulewicz 1 year ago.

abdomen discomfort is discomfort which you're feeling everywhere between your chest and groin The intensity of the discomfort would not continually mirror the seriousness of the condition inflicting the discomfort. extreme abdomen discomfort would be from elementary situations, mutually with gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis.on the different hand, rather elementary discomfort or no discomfort may be contemporary with existence-threatening situations, mutually with maximum cancers of the colon or early appendicitis.many diverse situations would reason abdomen discomfort. the key is to comprehend once you may seek for medical care without postpone. in many cases you could purely wait, use living house care cures, and make contact with your healthcare expert at a later time on condition that the indications persist. For elementary pains: Sip water or different sparkling fluids. evade stable nutrients for the 1st few hours.If the discomfort is intense up on your abdomen and happens after nutrients, antacids would furnish some relief, exceedingly in case you sense heartburn or indigestion. evade citrus, intense-fat ingredients, fried or greasy ingredients, tomato products, caffeine, alcohol, and carbonated beverages.+++++++++++++++++++++++ Answered by Andrew Gehris 1 year ago.


Besides Phenytoin Sodium/Dilantin, what other working anti-epileptic drugs are there to control seizure?
I've been taking Phenytoin Sodium/Dilantin for years and my neurologist continues to increase the amount of pills I take to 8 a day; and I wonder if there is some sort of substitute for this I can ask about to control Petit Mal seizures? Asked by Adrian English 1 year ago.

Ask your doctor about Zarontin, Valproic Acid, and Lamictal. Answered by Tesha Futral 1 year ago.

definite for the sake of our very own little ones i agree strongly and desire the youngsters that attempt useful get expelled ......permit each and all of the rotters rot mutually in a "undesirable" college and allow the sturdy little ones have a great gamble. as long as there are parental supervision in the process the sorting out I say decide for it. My little ones are nevertheless small yet I even have heard "horror" thoughts approximately what's happening in Pe's intense colleges i.t.o. drugs. i think of that is going to likely be the only thank you to decrease this speedy spreading plague of drugs in colleges. Answered by Jacquelin Boisse 1 year ago.


Does one grow out of epilepsy, or does it just go dormant?
I had adolescent epilepsy for about 4 years. I took the medications Zarontin, Klonopin, and lastly (which worked) Depakote. After the a year of not having an seizures, I was allowed to discontinue my medication. This being so long ago, I cannot remember if the doctor said it would be something I actually grew out... Asked by Carlene Urenda 1 year ago.

I had adolescent epilepsy for about 4 years. I took the medications Zarontin, Klonopin, and lastly (which worked) Depakote. After the a year of not having an seizures, I was allowed to discontinue my medication. This being so long ago, I cannot remember if the doctor said it would be something I actually grew out of, or if it just went dormant and it never goes away. I was wondering if anyone could help me out with this situation. Because, the other day I thought that I had had a seizure, and it has been 7 years since I've gone off medication. Help? Answered by Sharika Quilantang 1 year ago.

They say you can "outgrow" epilepsy during puberty. For some people, it really is a childhood thing. I started having seizures when I was 9, went on meds when I was 10. When I was 15 they took me off meds in hopes that it was "childhood epilepsy". About six months later I had a seizure, so I got back on meds and now I'm a lifer. My husband had seizures for a year as a teenager, and never had them again. On the other hand..... People who have a seizure disorder have a lower threshold that their body can handle. In other words, ALL people can have seizures, but for most it takes a drug overdose or head injury to make one happen. For someone with a disorder, and therefore a lower threshold, it could merely be stress, a fever, a food allergy, or a strobe light that causes it. My son had febrile seizures as a toddler. (I had those as a toddler, too.) The doctor said while it certainly doesn't GUARANTEE that he'll have a seizure disorder when he gets older, it does mean that his threshold is lower than most people's, so there is a good chance of it. In other words, I think you truly can "outgrow" epilepsy. But, you also have a lower threshold than most people do, and I think that lower threshold will stick with you for life. Answered by Bennett Hyle 1 year ago.

This Site Might Help You. RE: Does one grow out of epilepsy, or does it just go dormant? I had adolescent epilepsy for about 4 years. I took the medications Zarontin, Klonopin, and lastly (which worked) Depakote. After the a year of not having an seizures, I was allowed to discontinue my medication. This being so long ago, I cannot remember if the doctor said it would be something I... Answered by Christin Vajgrt 1 year ago.

If only! I had febrible convulsions as a child, I then went on to have grandmal seizures from 15-20 and then at 25 I was diagnosed with TLE, partial seizures, although for some time they thought I just had migraine aura. I spoke to my neuro as to possible causes of this happening at this time in my life and she said that your epilepsy can infact lie dormant for many years and then go through and active period. I hope it goes to sleep on us all soon! Answered by Emmitt Wheeland 1 year ago.

Its difficult to answer your questionion as everycase is different.Most doctors recommend continous medication.But people who lead a normal 9 to 5 life,no outside travel,or driving can afford to take a risk and discontinue medication, but there seems no guarantee one wont get a seizure again. I am on medication for the last 19 years, as I have to work,travel,drive and cant afford to take the risk of not taking the medication.I had many attacks in my teens.If however you have a hangover like headache now and then its better to continue the medication.I havent had a seizure since I have the medication,but the medicine I take [Eptoin] creates other problems,but then one has to live and at times live for others! Answered by Tonisha Floresca 1 year ago.

Can You Outgrow Epilepsy Answered by Ilana Burtchell 1 year ago.

It Probably Wont Go Away But With Your Med You Might Be Able To Keep Them Under Control OK Answered by Antony Aki 1 year ago.


Please help ten points for the best answer...what are the 38 drugs that can cause drug induced lupus?
Asked by Yajaira Goggans 1 year ago.

Please note that this list is only partial - there now appear to be at least 70 meds which can cause DILE or DIL, drug-induced Lupus Erythematosis Atenolol (Tenormin) Captopril (Capoten) Carbamazepine Chlorpromazine HCl (Thorazine) Clonidine HCl (Catapres) Danazol (Danocrine) Diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren) Disopyramide (Norpace) Ethosuximide (Zarontin) Gold compounds Griseofulvin Hydralazine HCl (Apresoline) Ibuprofen Interferon alfa Isoniazid (Laniazid, Nydrazid) Labetalol HCl (Normodyne, Trandate) Leuprolide acetate (Lupron) Levodopa (Dopar, Larodopa) Lithium carbonate Lovastatin (Mevacor) Mephenytoin (Mesantoin) Methyldopa (Aldomet) Methysergide maleate (Sansert) Minoxidil (Loniten, Rogaine) Nalidixic acid (NegGram) Nitrofurantoin (Furadantin, Macrobid, Macrodantin) Oral contraceptives Penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen) Penicillin Phenelzine sulfate (Nardil) Phenytoin sodium (Dilantin) Prazosin (Minipress) Primidone (Mysoline) Procainamide HCl (Procan, Pronestyl) Promethazine HCl (Anergan, Phenergan) Propylthiouracil Psoralen Quinidine Spironolactone (Aldactone) Streptomycin sulfate Sulindac (Clinoril) Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine) Tetracycline Thioridazine HCl (Mellaril) Timolol maleate (Betimol, Timoptic) Tolazamide (Tolinase) Tolmetin sodium (Tolectin) Trimethadione (Tridione) One thing I happened to notice is that several meds used to treat Parkinson's disease are in this list. And the problem is that although Lupus is not curable, in DILE, the symptoms are reversible once the medications are discontinued. Of course in PD, that might not be possible, The most common problems are caused by only a handful of the above. Answered by Jeanene Ginolfi 1 year ago.


Antibiotics are known to counteract birth control- what other drugs also do that?
I've always heard to be careful about antibiotics making birth control ineffective...but are there others I should be aware of? Does this happen with other drugs? Allergy medicine, motion sickness medicine, prescription pain medication like Percocet, anything?? Asked by Geoffrey Raja 1 year ago.

Drug Interactions: Drugs decreasing Oral Contraceptive efficacy 1)Drug Interactions: Oral Contraceptives (OCP) Antiepileptics that induce P450 system (avoid with OCP) Carbamazepine (Tegretol) Ethosuximide (Zarontin) Felbamate Phenobarbital Phenytoin (Dilantin) Primidone (Mysoline) Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) Topiramate (Topamax) Antiepileptics that do not affect OCP efficacy Gabapentin (Neurontin) Levetiracetam (Keppra) Lamotrigine (Lamictal) Tiagabine (Gabitril) Valproate (Depakote) Zonisamide (Zonegran) 2)Rifampin (Rifadin) signicantly reduces OCP efficacy 3)Other antibiotics effect OCP efficacy less Amoxicillin Ampicillin Erythromycin Fluconazole (Diflucan) Griseofulvin Itraconazole (Sporanox) Ketoconazole (Nizoral) Metronidazole (Flagyl) Ritonavir Tetracycline Troglitazone (Rezulin) Drug Interactions: Drugs with decreased efficacy when taken with OCP Clofibrate (Atromid-S) Lorazepam (Ativan) Oxazepam (Serax) Salicylates Temazepam (Restoril) Drug Interactions: Drugs potentiated by Oral Contraceptives Benzodiazepines Alprazolam (Xanax) Chlordiazepoxide (Librium) Diazepam (Valium) Flurazepam (Dalmane) Triazolam (Halcion) Beta Blockers Caffeine Corticosteroids Hydrocortisone Methylprednisolone Prednisolone Prednisone Theophylline (monitor levels) Tricyclic Antidepressants (monitor levels) Answered by Kanisha Coullard 1 year ago.

You have 3 choices. either read the entire information that came with your pills or call your pharmacy and ask them if it is okay to take a certain med or pills while on birth control. You can also go online, look up your pills and see what it says you can not take with them. I take few medicines and it says I can not eat or drink grapefruit (which I don't like anyway). Answered by Kim Erz 1 year ago.

You have got to consult with the medical professional about your medication. But if you are taking yasmin beginning control capsule then do not get a lot concerned concerning the facet-effects however first visit to your medical professional. Answered by Carey Jeon 1 year ago.


Question for those who take Lamictal?
My 6 year old is on Lamictal for Childhood Absence Epilepsy. It controls her seizures well, but I feel like she's much more aggressive/hyper/has trouble focusing, and is suddenly reminding me of our ADHD neighbor boy who is 11. I now see Lamictal is primarily used to treat mental health issues-- so if you are... Asked by Dorine Nitchman 1 year ago.

My 6 year old is on Lamictal for Childhood Absence Epilepsy. It controls her seizures well, but I feel like she's much more aggressive/hyper/has trouble focusing, and is suddenly reminding me of our ADHD neighbor boy who is 11. I now see Lamictal is primarily used to treat mental health issues-- so if you are on Lamictal, do you think it makes you more hyper/crazy like this too, or am I just imagining this? Answered by Sunni Okorududu 1 year ago.

My daughter has the same diagnosis. She is 5 and now controlled with Zarontin and Depakote. She had an allergic reaction to Lamictal so was not on it long enough to tell. However, she has been on these seizure drugs since she was 3 and she is very hyperactive. I even had her on Focalin for ADHD until I went in for a third neurolgist opinion and he told me to take her off. He said that these drugs tend to cause the hyperactivity. Good luck, I know its difficult. Answered by Johnette Barra 1 year ago.

I am taking Lamictal for Bi-polar disorder, as a mood stabilizer; but it is more on the, fix the depression side, than fix the manic side. Different people react differently and take it for different reasons. It also took more than a month to feel any change. So yes its makes me a little more up than down. I am also almost 30 and I take 500 mg. Answered by Stefan Brander 1 year ago.

Some medications work very differently on children and adults, particularly where side effects are concerned. That said, I've been on Lamictal for a few years and I've found it to be more mind-numbing than stimulating. In fact, I've recently lowered my dose significantly due to that. Let your daughter's doctor know what you've observed. Answered by Jene Dimaio 1 year ago.

it doesn't make me hyper...it's more sedating.... it has really helped alot Answered by Ernestine Olshefski 1 year ago.


Can Lupus be caused by medication?
My daughter (9 years old) was diagnosed with Absence seizures a few months ago. She was having several hundred a day, so she was placed on Zarontin for them. A few months later she developed a rash that would go away then come back in another place. We stopped the medication to see if it was from the med. It... Asked by Arden Brebes 1 year ago.

My daughter (9 years old) was diagnosed with Absence seizures a few months ago. She was having several hundred a day, so she was placed on Zarontin for them. A few months later she developed a rash that would go away then come back in another place. We stopped the medication to see if it was from the med. It didn't fade, so we were told she was allergic to something else, and we continued with the med. A couple of weeks ago, she was at her fathers house (joint custody-he gets the summer), and her fingers and toes turned blue, then purple. After testing, the doctor there (Texas) told me she has Lupus, but it could be a result of the Zarontin, so he took her off of that and prescribed Depakote.He said he'll test her again to see if it's gone in two weeks. Anyone experience this before? Can anyone tell me something to advise me what to do in the mean time? Any input at all would be greatly appreciated! Answered by Julianna Bussert 1 year ago.

There are four types of lupus: cutaneous or discoid, systemic, neonatal, and drug induced. Yes, some medications can cause lupus. In those cases, the lupus goes away some time after the offending drug is withdrawn. The fingers and toes issue is probably Raynaud's syndrome which often accompanies lupus. I have both. If this was my child, I would take her to a pediatric rheumatologist. Lupus is a complicated condition. It can affect the central and peripheral nervous systems. Get copies of all tests and notes that the doctors make and start a file. It will be up to you to make sure all of your daughter's doctors are on the same page. Each time I see one of my doctors, I fax all results to the others. Bring a list of questions with you to her appointments. Put them in priority order. Take notes. Make sure you understand what the doctors are saying by repeating it back in your own words. You have my prayers. Answered by Jae Neske 1 year ago.

Yes, there is a disease called Drug Induced Lupus (DIL). It almost always resolves after the offending medications are stopped. Seizures can be difficult with children. Hopefully the Depakote works...Valporic Acid is another alternative should the Depakote not work. One issue to remember with anti seizure meds, they can cause reproductive issues. Make sure you discuss this with your doctor. Answered by Raymonde Rotkowski 1 year ago.


Can frigidity caused by a heavy anti-epileptic treatment be cured?
hi, I am a 59yo, I am epileptic and frigid. Actually and even thou it might be strange, up to now, I just forgot about it thinking that was it for me. Actually the most important thing for me in life was to have a right treatment not to be sick and eventually I have itLately someone insisted it could be... Asked by Nella Gandia 1 year ago.

hi, I am a 59yo, I am epileptic and frigid. Actually and even thou it might be strange, up to now, I just forgot about it thinking that was it for me. Actually the most important thing for me in life was to have a right treatment not to be sick and eventually I have it Lately someone insisted it could be cured, of course I wish so. What do you think can be done ? Of course there is the possibility it would "in th the mind" a they say say. But (sorry to give details) I have a normal libido, even a very good one and I have also a normal erection as well as orgasms. The only problem, and none the least, is that when I dow it I am acting. As for cumming I say I rather do it by myself, true I have to do it this way since the rubbing does not cause me anything. I know it is late but I wish to know sexual pleasure at least once. Thanks PS : my daily treatment : is 4 Depakines 500 chrono , 2 Lamictal 100, 1 coffee spoon Zarontin (Ethosuximide) PPS : I guess it is not a matter of partners or games or incentive ,since I tried a lot of possibilities ;-) Answered by Cordell Rotruck 1 year ago.

Psychological counseling works wonders - seek - and ye shall find. Answered by Reynalda Bejaran 1 year ago.


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