Final Step!
    Thank you!

    What is Ethosuximide?

    Ethosuximide Syrup is used for Absence seizures and other conditions. Ethosuximide Syrup may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Ethosuximide Syrup contains Ethosuximide as an active ingredient.
    Ethosuximide Syrup works by suppressing the electrical activity in the brain.
    Pharmacia India (Pfizer) manufactures Ethosuximide Syrup.
    Detailed information related to Ethosuximide Syrup's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Ethosuximide Syrup Uses

    Ethosuximide Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1
    Learn more: Uses

    Ethosuximide Syrup Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Ethosuximide Syrup improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Ethosuximide Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Ethosuximide Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 1
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Ethosuximide Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery
    • Do not stop taking this medication without notifying doctor
    • Hepatic toxicity
    • May increase thoughts of suicide
    • Notify doctor if having swollen glands, fever, rash, chest pain, unable to pass urine, dark urine, or yellow eyes
    • Notify doctor immediatetly if experiencing nervousness, restlessness, panic attacks, or changes in mood
    References: 1, 1

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Ethosuximide Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Ethosuximide Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
    • Alcohol
    • Carbamazepine
    • Dexamphetamine
    • Iprindole
    • Isoniazid
    • Lofepramine
    References: 1
    Learn more: Interactions

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Ethosuximide Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Ethosuximide Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    References: 1
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Ethosuximide Syrup

    Click here to find nearby pharmacies/medical stores where you can buy Ethosuximide Syrup.

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Ethosuximide Syrup safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      References: 1
    • Is Ethosuximide Syrup safe while breastfeeding?
      Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      References: 1
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Ethosuximide Syrup medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Ethosuximide Syrup. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Ethosuximide Syrup

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 2, 3, 4, 5

    Overdosage of Ethosuximide Syrup

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Ethosuximide Syrup, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 6, 7, 8

    Storage of Ethosuximide Syrup

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Ethosuximide Syrup.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Expired Ethosuximide Syrup

    • Taking a single dose of expired Ethosuximide Syrup is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 13, 14

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Questions - Ethosuximide Syrup

    No questions have been asked.

    News and Updates

    Latest news and updates related to Ethosuximide Syrup. Subscribe to get latest posts via email or subscribe to a RSS feed.
    No posts found.

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Packages and Strengths

    Ethosuximide Syrup is available in the following packages and strengths
    Ethosuximide Syrup - Packages: 114 ml
    Ethosuximide Syrup - Strengths: 114ML

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

    Ethosuximide Syrup - Demographic Information


    1. DailyMed LABEL: ETHOSUXIMIDE- ethosuximide capsule - Accessed: October 12, 2016. (Accessed on 12/17/16)
    2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
    3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
    6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

    Cite this page

    Page URL

    HTML Link

    APA Style Citation

    • Ethosuximide Syrup - Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions - Pharmacia India (Pfizer) - - India. (n.d.). Retrieved February 25, 2018, from

    MLA Style Citation

    • "Ethosuximide Syrup - Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions - Pharmacia India (Pfizer) - - India" N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Feb. 2018.

    Chicago Style Citation

    • "Ethosuximide Syrup - Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions - Pharmacia India (Pfizer) - - India" Accessed February 25, 2018.

    Last updated date

    This page was last updated on 1/28/2018.
    This page provides information for Ethosuximide Syrup in English.
    Read Reviews » Ethosuximide Syrup

    Related pages

    imodium ibsapo feno super 160 mgobagi nu derm clear reviewslevacetam 500proctosonelac hydrin lotion over the countertestosterone undecylenatezymex pharmaceuticalsflanil creamloreal bb cream youth codemyoflex side effectsyasmin contraindicationsemend tripackdexem injharty tabletshyssop uses and benefitsinjustionglimepiride side effectsकोरेक्स codin ke dusparbhaodigen tabletvigora 100 side effectswhere to buy coricidinvb7 hairduonase nasal spraydisolvvivotif berna package insertnexgen pharmambl diseaseஅம்னிvita plexbenefits of liv 52 dsvitamin e acetate and levocarnitineheadset tablet in hindipredsol suppositoriesstresstabs with zincdothiepin hydrochloride usessupprelin side effects in childrenalupent medicineantacid mixturediclo k 50 mgpine bark extract usessoy powder capsulevertin 16 tablet usesfluvoxamine maleate tabletsilotycin a creamlactulose drug interactionsepantbenefiber ingredienthc suppositoriesotrivin compositionfml eyedropbenefits of elaichidexpanthenol side effectshamamelis virginiana hemorrhoidswhite liniment bpnystatdiclofenac sodium and paracetamol tabletsmyfol tablets 400mcglisterine cavity fighter reviewbroccoli in telugucetyl alcohol adalahdaktacort pricevirtin 8mg make you drowseytestoviron depot 250 side effectsuses of rocksalttricodenthusia medicine syrupemend tripackprolongatum