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Zonisamide is a drug that is approved for use with other medications to control partial seizures in people with epilepsy. The drug comes in the form of a capsule and is generally taken once or twice a day. Most people have no problems when taking it; however, side effects may occur. Common side effects include nausea, drowsiness, and headaches.
Are There Side Effects?As with any medicine, side effects are possible with zonisamide. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
- Loss of appetite
- Agitation or irritability