Zonisamide is used to control seizures and other problems related to the nervous system.
Zonisamide may cause some unwanted side effects. Generally, the common side effects tend to occur at the beginning of treatment. Such side effects may include:
Inform your doctor if any of the above side effects lasts for more than a few days or if they become serious or bothersome.
Rare but serious side effects may manifest as the following symptoms. Contact your doctor as soon as possible, if you notice any of the following:
Inform your doctor if you notice any other unusual symptoms in your child. Always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist if your child has any problems or difficulties during or after taking zonisamide.
Please inform your doctor if your child has family history of kidney stones.
It is important to drink plenty of fluids when your child is taking zonisamide especially when child has excessive water loss due to diarrhea or vomiting.
Please inform your doctor if your child is allergy to sulphonamides.
Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you want to give any other medicines, supplements or herbal products to your child.
If your child sees another doctor, inform him that your child is taking zonisamide before he prescribes any other medications.
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