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What is Zonegran /Zonisamide used for?

This medication is used with other medications to treat people with epilepsy. It has anti-convulsion effects.

How should Zonegran /Zonisamide be stored?

Store Zonegran in a cool, dry, dark place. Do not keep in a bathroom. Keep out of the reach of children.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Zonegran/Zonisamide ?

Take Zonegran exactly as prescribed to you by your doctor or by the directions on the label. Drink plenty of liquids while taking Zonegran. You can take Zonegran with or without food.

When should Zonegran /Zonisamide not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine or you have kidney failure.

What precautions should I follow when taking Zonegran /Zonisamide ?

Inform your doctor prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. If you are taking any other medication (herbal medications, dietary supplement, prescription or non-prescription), you have a history of epilepsy, diarrhea, will be having surgery, are on a ketogenic diet, or you have a skin rash please inform your doctor of these before using Zonegran.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Zonegran /Zonisamide ?

Using Zonegran may cause vision changes or drowsiness, reduce sweating, and cause high acid levels in your blood. If your seizures get worse or if you skin begins to rash let your doctor know immediately.

When should Zonegran /Zonisamide not be taken?

Severe: Severe allergic reactions, bone pain; differences in the amount of urine produced; incomprehension; dark or bloody urine; reduced sweating; double vision or additional vision problems; fainting; rapid breathing; quick, slow, or uneven heartbeat; f

Common: Abnormal skin sensations; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; flu-like symptoms; headache; irritability; loss of appetite; nausea; stomach upset; tiredness; trouble sleeping.

Other: None.

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