What is Zonisamide?
Zonisamide Capsule is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Seizures and other conditions.
Zonisamide Capsule contains Zonisamide as an active ingredient.
Zonisamide Capsule works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
Detailed information related to Zonisamide Capsule uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Zonisamide Capsule Uses
Zonisamide Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Zonisamide Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Zonisamide Capsule improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
Zonisamide Capsule Composition and Active Ingredients
Zonisamide Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Zonisamide Capsule Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Zonisamide Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Decreased Blood Levels Of Bicarbonate
- Poor Muscle Coordination
- Poor Memory
Zonisamide Capsule Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Carefully check for signs of decreased sweating or heat stroke
- Cautiously give this medicine to children under the age of 12 years
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- Drink sufficient water
- Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
- Wear light dress during hot climates or exercising