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What are the side effects of zonisamide?

Possible side effects of zonisamide are abdominal pain, agitation, confusion, depression, diarrhea, difficulty concentrating or remembering, dizziness, vision problems, drowsiness, fatigue, flu-like symptoms, headaches, insomnia, irritability, loss of appetite, lack of muscle coordination, mental slowing, nausea, prickling or burning skin, rash, speech irregularities and tiredness. If you experience these or other side effects while taking zonisamide, talk to your doctor right away.

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