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Zonisamide (Systemic)

Brand Names : Zonegran

Zonisamide | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    Symptoms of overdose

    Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur

      Confusion; difficult or labored breathing; faintness; loss of consciousness; slow or irregular heartbeat

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

      More common

        Discouragement; feeling sad or empty; irritability; lack of appetite; loss of interest or pleasure; mood or mental changes; shakiness or unsteady walking

    tiredness; trouble concentrating; trouble sleeping

      Less common

        Agitation; bruising; delusions; hallucinations; large, flat blue or purplish patches on the skin; rash

    Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome.

      More common

        Abdominal pain; anxiety; difficulty with memory; dizziness; double vision; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; restlessness; sleepiness; sleeplessness; unusual drowsiness; unusual tiredness or weakness

      Less common

        Aching muscles or joints; acid or sour stomach; bad, unusual, or unpleasant taste in mouth; belching; change in taste; chills; constipation; diarrhea; difficulty in speaking; difficulty in thinking; dry mouth; fever; general ill feeling; headache; heartburn; indigestion; mental slowness; nervousness; runny or stuffy nose; sneezing; tingling, burning, or prickly feelings on skin; uncontrolled, back and forth, or rolling eye movements; weight loss

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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