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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zarontin Oral.

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Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
6/24/2010 9:39:34 PM

Reviewer: 7-12 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 6 year old daughter started zarontin, and within 3 days was seizure free. she was on the same dose for 2 years, went off for a while and unfortunately back on a slightly higher does, but again is seizure free. side effect were minimal for 3 weeks.

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
3/8/2010 12:04:43 PM

Reviewer: Carrie B, 7-12 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Very effective for the seizure activity. Daughter 6yrs old when started, now 7 years old. However significant trouble sleeping, hallucinations, and vivid dreaming problems. Common stomach aches too. Will go off of this med due to these problems.

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
1/3/2010 5:45:57 PM

Reviewer: Amber, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son has been taking this medication for approx. 4 years now and we have had good success as long as he does not miss any doses. the side effects he experienced such as headach and stomach fade with time.

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
12/7/2009 2:24:05 PM

Reviewer: 7-12 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have just put my 8 year old on this medication. And I am trying to figure out if other children experience side effects such as stomache, or headache? My daughter has woke up throwing up and I am not sure if it just takes time??? Any advise??

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
8/16/2009 6:45:17 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son was diagnosed with absence seizures at the age of 5. Zarontin is the only medicine he has ever taken and I believe it works wonders. He was testing very low in his kindergarten class before taking the medicine. About 3 weeks after we started the medicine he was in the top 3 of his class. Yes, it is very hard to have to put your children on medicines but, I believe this was the best choice b ... Show Full Comment

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