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Ethosuxamide

 
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    Oral
    Ethosuxamide
    Zarontin 
  • Mechanism of Action

  • Inhibits T-type calcium channels in the thalamus, preventing propagation of action potentials and thus suppressing seizure activity

Clinical Use

  • Indications

  • Absence seizures.
  • Adverse Effects
  • Nausea / vomiting
  • CNS disturbances – drowsiness, headache, ataxia
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