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Zonimid 25mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Zonisamide
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Zonimid 25mg Capsule is used in the treatment of seizures. It works by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain, thus helping stop seizures.

Do not use Zonimid 25mg Capsule if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it, or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Before using Zonimid 25mg Capsule tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, or if you have recently had any surgeries, or have any upcoming surgeries scheduled. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Zonimid 25mg Capsule should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Zonimid 25mg Capsule include confusion, depression, irritability, poor muscle coordination, and decrease in bicarbonate levels in the blood. Generally, these side effects should go away on their own after a limited period of time. In case the side effects fail to go away, you need to consult your doctor immediately. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Epigran 100mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Epigran 100mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Epigran 100mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be used in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zonimid 25mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Zonisamide, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Zonimid 25mg Capsule is a drug commonly used to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s and epilepsy. The drug is believed to block the action of T-type calcium channels and sodium. However, this has not been confirmed and is simply a theory.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Epsolin 50Mg/2Ml Injection


    Emgard 30Mg Tablet

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