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Zarontin (Ethosuximide) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Zarontin (Ethosuximide) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (17)
Life Threatening Events (1)
Disability (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Convulsion (4)Drug Ineffective (3)Poor Quality Drug Administered (3)Atelectasis (2)Pyrexia (2)Mycoplasma Infection (2)Abdominal Discomfort (2)Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (2)Oral Infection (2)Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (2)NO Adverse Event (2)Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (2)

Possible Zarontin side effects in 7 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-08-09

Patient: 7 year old male

Reactions: Lymphadenopathy, Dyspnoea, Lupus-Like Syndrome, Vena Cava Thrombosis, Pancytopenia, Pulmonary Embolism, Pyrexia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-06-29

Patient: male, weighing 41.0 kg (90.2 pounds)

Reactions: Atelectasis, Oral Infection, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Mycoplasma Infection, Abdominal Discomfort, Lymphadenitis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin
    Dosage: one 250mg capsule every morning and 2 capsules every night
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-11-28
    End date: 2010-12-16

Zarontin
    Dosage: 250 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Partial Seizures
    Start date: 2010-11-23
    End date: 2010-11-27

Other drugs received by patient: Depakote; Ciprodex



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a lawyer from United States on 2012-06-22

Patient: male, weighing 41.0 kg (90.2 pounds)

Reactions: Atelectasis, Abdominal Discomfort, Oral Infection, Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Mycoplasma Infection

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin
    Dosage: 750 mg (250mg capsules, 1 capsule every morning and 2 capsules every night)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Partial Seizures
    Start date: 2010-11-22
    End date: 2010-12-16

Zarontin
    Indication: Epilepsy

Other drugs received by patient: Depakote; Ciprodex



Possible Zarontin side effects in 9 year old male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-06-01

Patient: 9 year old male, weighing 38.6 kg (84.8 pounds)

Reactions: Speech Disorder, Confusional State, Memory Impairment

Adverse event resulted in: disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin
    Dosage: 300mg -5ml- twice daily po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Petit MAL Epilepsy
    Start date: 2010-02-10
    End date: 2012-05-31

Keppra
    Dosage: 1150mg twice daily po
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-08-13
    End date: 2012-05-31



Possible Zarontin side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-04-24

Patient: female, weighing 74.8 kg (164.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin

Other drugs received by patient: Topamax; Lacosamide



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-04-10

Patient: male

Reactions: Drug Hypersensitivity, Rash

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-22

Patient: female, weighing 74.8 kg (164.6 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin

Other drugs received by patient: Lacosamide; Topamax



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-03-05

Patient: male

Reactions: Poor Quality Drug Administered, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-02-27

Patient: male

Reactions: Poor Quality Drug Administered, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-02-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-01-17

Patient: male

Reactions: Poor Quality Drug Administered, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-16

Patient: female

Reactions: Malaise

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-12-14

Patient: male

Reactions: Vomiting, Retching

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin



Possible Zarontin side effects in 73 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-23

Patient: 73 year old female

Reactions: Grand MAL Convulsion, Pyrexia, Muscle Disorder, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 1964-01-01

Dilantin-125
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Grand MAL Convulsion
    Start date: 1947-01-01



Possible Zarontin side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2011-11-15

Patient: female

Reactions: NO Adverse Event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin

Other drugs received by patient: Lamictal



Possible Zarontin side effects in 6 year old female

Reported by a physician from France on 2011-11-08

Patient: 6 year old female

Reactions: NO Adverse Event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin

Other drugs received by patient: Lamictal



Possible Zarontin side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zarontin

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