- Amisulpride 100Mg
- Amisulpride 200Mg
- Amisulpride 400Mg
- Amisulpride 50Mg
- Amisulpride Md 100Mg
- Amisulpride Md 50Mg
- Amisulpride Od 100Mg
- Amisulpride Od 200Mg
- Divalproex 250Mg Delayed-Release Tablets
- Divalproex 500Mg Delayed-Release Tablets
- Lamotrigine 100Mg
- Lamotrigine 25Mg Dispersible
- Lamotrigine Od 200Mg
- Oxcarbazepine 150Mg
- Oxcarbazepine 300Mg
- Oxcarbazepine 600Mg
- Phenytoin 100Mg Er
- Phenytoin 50Mg
- Primidone 250Mg
- Sodium Valproate
- Sodium Valproate–Valproic Acid
- Topiramate 100Mg
- Topiramate 200Mg
- Topiramate 25Mg
- Topiramate 50Mg
What is Zonisamide used for?
Zonisamide is an anti-convulsant medication used to prevent and control seizures (epilepsy). This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Zonisamide?
The dosage of Zonisamide prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Zonisamide can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Zonisamide?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Zonisamide medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Zonisamide?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Zonisamide, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Zonisamide?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Zonisamide.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Zonisamide, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Zonisamide?
Like other medicines, Zonisamide can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Zonisamide are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Zonisamide cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Zonisamide develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Zonisamide can cause side effects such as headache, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, heartburn, dizziness, weight loss, constipation, and trouble sleeping. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Zonisamide.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Zonisamide?
Is it possible for me to take Zonisamide with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Zonisamide?
What are the possible drug interactions of Zonisamide?
How will Zonisamide work in my body?
How should Zonisamide be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Zonisamide drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Zonisamide is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.