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    Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
    10/26/2014 2:20:50 PM

    Reviewer: Treesh, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    This Zarontin/Ethosuximide has been effective in controlling Absence Seizures, however the liquid for is made with Red and Yellow Dye. It is totally unacceptable the FDA and the US still allows this in our drugs and foods while other countries ban these dyes. They cause cancer and headaches and a multitude of other problems. This is an anticonvulsant drug and it is ridiculous that it contains any ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
    9/28/2014 12:00:26 PM

    Reviewer: animator, 7-12 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    side effects such as mood swings, lost of apetite, lack of energy, hard to follow direction, difficuties to focus, memory loss

    Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
    12/3/2012 12:53:48 PM

    Reviewer: Pauls mommy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My son, 10 yrs. old, was diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy in September 2012. first med. Depakote, horrible side effects of aggression, sadness...Weaned him from that to try Zarontin 250 mg/ 2x day. So far, last two weeks, have been great! Mood has leveled out, couple minor stomach aches reported and has mentioned trouble sleeping at times...so far, so good. The other drug was a night ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
    7/7/2012 6:34:16 PM

    Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:

    Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
    10/22/2011 12:19:23 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had epilieptic seizures from around 5 years old when (in 1958) my Doctor controlled it with a combination of Phenytoin and Phenobarbitol. The outcome of this was that I spent the next 6 years at school in a sedated and confused condition resulting in me being regarded by teachers ar retarded and by the school bullies as an ideal victim. At the age of 11 another Doctor prescribed Zarontin and tur ... Show Full Comment

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