Zonisep 100 mg (zonisamide 100 mg)
Buy Zonisep 100 mg (Zonisamide), Zonisamide is used to treat partial seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain). Zonisamide is an anticonvulsant that belongs to a group of medicines called sulfonamides. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
Zonisamide 100 mg is used to treat partial seizure (fits due to involvement of only one side of brain).
How zonisamide 100 mg works
Zonisamide 100 mg is an anticonvulsant that belongs to a group of medicines called sulfonamides. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
What is zonisamide 100 mg?
Zonisamide is a sulfa drug which also has anti convulsant properties. It is prescribed in combination with other anti convulsant medications for the treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. Zonisamide is sold under various trade names, some of which are Zonegran and Zonisep. This medication may also be given for conditions not described here.
Important Information about zonisamide 100 mg
Do not take zonisamide 100 mg anti convulsant medication (Zonegran, Zonisep) if you are allergic to it, or to other sulfa drugs like sulfisoxazole, sulfamethoxazole, or sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim. An allergic reaction due to sulfa drug can be dangerous and fatal. This medication must not be taken by children younger than 16 years old without thorough medical screening.
Zonisamide usage may lead to suicidal thoughts. This side effect may require you to undergo regular follow up checks by your doctor. You must notify your doctor about any new or deteriorating symptoms like mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, suicidal or self hurting thoughts, increased agitation, hostility, restlessness, hyperactivity (mentally or physically). Your family member and caregivers if any must be on alert for these conditions.
How should I take Zonisamide?
Take zonisamide 100 mg anti convulsant medication (Zonegran, Zonisep) strictly according to your doctor?s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Take Zonisamide with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. You must drink enough water (about 6 to 8 glasses every day) while you take this medication to prevent any chance of kidney stones. Avoid crushing, breaking, or chewing a Zonisamide tablet. Instead, swallow it whole. Always store Zonisamide in a cool and dry place, away from heat and moisture. Ensure that children and pets don?t have access to any medications.
What are the doses instructions?
If you miss a dose of Zonisamide, take it as soon as you remember. Don?t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
In case of an overdose of Zonisamide, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately. Overdose may lead to symptoms like slow heart rate, light headedness, fainting, or shortness of breath.
Side Effects due to Zonisamide
A serious side effect of Zonisamide is increased or worsening seizures. In such a scenario, stop using this medication and seek emergency medical attention. Some of the common side effects of zonisamide 100 mg are headache, diarrhea, loss of coordination, dizziness, drowsiness, loss of appetite vision problems, or nervousness. If any of these side effects deteriorate or persist for a long time, you must seek immediate medical attention. zonisamide 100 mg usage may lead to suicidal thoughts. You must notify your doctor about any new or deteriorating symptoms like mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, suicidal or self hurting thoughts, increased agitation, hostility, restlessness, hyperactivity (mentally or physically).
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to Zonisamide. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Interaction with other drugs
Let your doctor know in advance if you already use any of these drugs: Phenobarbital, cold or allergy drugs that contain an antihistamine, other anti seizure or anti convulsant drugs like carbamazepine, phenytoin, or topiramate. These drugs can interact with Zonisamide and affect its effectiveness or cause other undesirable effects. Also tell your doctor about any other medications or related products that you use. Never start a new medicine without proper medical advice.
Q: Is zonisamide 100 mg a controlled substance/ addictive/ Nar***ic/ gluten free/ generic?
A: Yes, Zonisamide is a controlled drug. It is not an addictive or nar***ic drug. It is gluten free and a generic drug.
Q: Is zonisamide used for weight loss or migraines?
A: Zonisamide is not used to treat weight loss or migraines.
Q: Can I take ibuprofen/prednisone with zonisamide?
A: Yes, Ibuprofen or prednisone can be taken with zonisamide.
Q: Does zonisamide cause weight gain/ kidney stones/hair loss/ weight loss/ diarrhea/ depression/ constipation/feeling high?
A: Zonisamide 100 mg commonly does not cause all the above mentioned side effects except depression. Please consult your doctor if you develop such side effects.
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