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What are the side effects of ethotoin?

Common side effects of ethotoin include: dizziness, sleepiness, loss of coordination, headaches, swollen lymph nodes, diarrhea, vomiting, tongue swelling and gum tenderness. While not common, it has been noted that increased anxiety, trouble sleeping or concentrating or depression may occur. Severe blood disorders or liver problems may occur. Symptoms like difficulty breathing, more seizures, upset stomach or loss of appetite, stools lighter than normal, dark urine, muscle aches, chest or joint pain, skin infections (blistering or peeling) and bruising, flu-like symptoms, weakness, jaundice, mouth sores, suicidal thoughts, hives or a rash (specifically, a butterfly-shaped rash) are possible effects. Alcohol and sleep-inducing medications could increase the side effects. Excessive blood loss during childbirth may occur.

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