Zarontin is a prescription medication that is used to treat absence or ‘petit mal’ seizures. Zarontin contains the anticonvulsant drug ethosuximide and works by controlling the electrical activity that occurs in the brain during a seizure. Zarontin may be prescribed to be used alone or in combination with other medications.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Zarontin include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of ethosuximide:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Zarontin?
If you miss a dose of Zarontin, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Zarontin?
Zarontin is available in a strength of 250mg.