What is Zonegran?
Zonegran is used with other medications to treat certain types of seizures in people with epilepsy.
How does Zonegran work?
Zonegran is an anticonvulsant. It works by reducing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
When was Zonisamide approved and who manufactured the brand?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved zonisamide in 2000. It is manufactured as Zonegran in the United States by Concordia Healthcare Corp.
What are the uses of Zonegran?
A broad spectrum anticonvulsant is effective against partial seizures (including secondary generalized tonic-clonic) and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.
How to use Zonegran?
Loading dose = 100 mg/d, maintenance dose = 100-600 mg/d, once or twice a day.
Is Zonegran safe during pregnancy?
Zonegran can harm a fetus, so don't take it during pregnancy.