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What side effects of ethosuximide should I report to my doctor?

Ethosuximide can cause some common side effects, such as nausea, drowsiness, and poor appetite. If these or any other side effects become bothersome or worsen, tell your doctor. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop any of the following side effects: signs of infection, such as sore throat, fever, and chills; joint or muscle pain or swelling; a red, itchy rash, especially on your face; and other skin problems, such as hives and blisters.

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