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Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
7/5/2011 2:40:31 PM

Reviewer: nzaurov@yahoo.com, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My daughter who had dignosed with year old Petit Mal Seisures was tanking Zarontin 2 a day , then in 6 month increased dose to 5 a day. in about 1 year we did follow up with 2nd EEG Dr. said that nothing is changed, so he refering her to go to Hospital for a 3 days EEG , and before he prescribes more stronger meds

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
2/7/2011 12:22:29 PM

Reviewer: Buddy, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 6 year old Daughter was diagnosed with petite Mal seizures. She has been on the medication Syrup for 6 months, started @ 8ml now up to 9 ml. Since taking the medicine I have noticed her seizures have gone from the eye rolling to actual shaking. They are occurring much more then they did prior to the medicine. She complains of Stomach ache every day. She is often tired during school and ac ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
1/18/2011 7:56:15 PM

Reviewer: kaf101, 7-12 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:
My 9 1/2 yr old daughter has been taking zarontin for 2 years. She started at 5 ml twice per day. Now she is on 8 ml twice per day. Recently she has been complaining of a gassy upset stomach and has vivid dreams/nightmares and cannot sleep through the night. Her recent EEG's have shown some seizure activity, hence why her medicine has slowly increased. Looks like we will be making an unpl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
11/22/2010 2:58:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My son was diagnosed with petit mal siezures in 4th grade (age 9). Once starting Zarontin he became seizure free. He had little to no side effects. He stayed on it for 4 yaers twice a day without ever having (to our or his knowledge) another siezure again. My wife was religious about his frequency and time of day (same always) for dosing. He completely outgrew the illness and has been siezure ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Petit Mal Seizures
10/20/2010 10:28:39 PM

Reviewer: Abby's Mom, 7-12 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Has worked well for my 6 yr. daughter however did notice moodswings as dosage was being adjusted up. She did get used to it though and follow up EEG looking better :)

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