Advertisement

What should I know about ethosuximide oral solution?

Ethosuximide oral solution may decrease blood cells, cause weakness, and lead to swelling of your gums. This medication may also alter your mental well-being, leading to suicidal thoughts, panic attacks, angry behavior, and other changes in your normal behavior or mood. Avoid taking it if you are allergic to any medications, specifically any that contain ethosuximide or methsuximide. You may be unable to take ethosuximide oral solution if you are pregnant, nursing, have lupus, a blood disorder, or kidney or liver disease. It is also important to tell your doctor if you have or had a mental illness or suicidal thoughts, and if you are taking any other medications or supplements.

Continue Learning about Anticonvulsant

what should i know before taking an anticonvulsant for migraines ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Your doctor will need to assess your liver function before starting treatment. Serum bicarbonate wil...
More Answers
what is gabapentin ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Gabapentin (Gralise, Horizant, Neurontin) is a drug that was developed to treat epilepsy. It is also...
More Answers
what anticonvulsants can help prevent migraine ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Anticonvulsants are drugs used to treat seizures. Some of these are also effective for preventing mi...
More Answers
what medications interact with anticonvulsants ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking an anticholinergic drug, metformin, primidone, rufinamide, a selective serotonin r...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.