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Certain people who have complex partial seizures or grand mal seizures may be given ethotoin to help prevent abnormal activity from spreading to other parts of the brain. This prescription medicine comes as tablets that are taken four to six times a day after eating. Possible side effects include fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, and vomiting.
What Is Ethotoin?Ethotoin (Peganone®) is a prescription medication used to treat epilepsy. Specifically, this drug is approved to treat the following conditions:
Are There Side Effects?Just like any medicine, ethotoin may cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
- Nausea and vomiting (especially if the drug is not taken after meals)
- Swollen lymph nodes.