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What happens if I miss a dose (Zonegran)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zonegran)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include slow heart rate, feeling light-headed, fainting, and slow or shallow breathing.
What should I avoid while taking zonisamide (Zonegran)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how zonisamide will affect you.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of zonisamide.
What other drugs will affect zonisamide (Zonegran)?
Before using zonisamide, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for depression or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by zonisamide.
Tell your doctor about all other seizure medications you use, especially:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with zonisamide. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about zonisamide.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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