If you are:
Only When Necessary: INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA; RISK OF METABLOIC ACIDOSIS; TERATOGENIC IN ANIMALS.
Precaution: LONG TERM EFFECT ON NURSING INFANT UNKNOWN. MONITOR INFANT PLASMA DRUG LEVELS
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Can cause ataxia, impaired psychomotor function, syncope, and additional falls. Renal-Slower dose titration in elderly may be necessary with decreased renal function. Hepatic-Slower dose titration in elderly may be necessary with decreased hepatic function.
Giving Zonegran to a child under 12:
Severe Precaution: Increased risk of oligohidrosis, hyperthermia, nephrolithiasis, metabolic acidosis. Lack of growth and bone-related studies. Safety not established age < 16 years.