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Zonisamide Capsules

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Zonisamide Capsules
Product Information
Zonisamide is a anticonvulsant used as an adjunctive (second medication) in the treatment of seizure disorders by decreasing abnormal electrical activity in the brain.
For
Dogs
Generic Name
Zonisamide
Brand Names
Zonegran®
Drug Class
Anticonvulsant
Product Description & Form
*Capsule size, color, shape, markings, or coating may be different from description. Zonisamide is a generic medication, and therefore we may have different manufacturers at any given time. Capsules may vary in appearance. 
Current Manufacturer: BluePoint
Zonisamide 25 mg Capsules 100 ct: 14 mm, blue (light blue cap) & white (white opaque body), capsule, not scored, imprinted with G24;25.(NDC 68001-0242-00)
Zonisamide 50 mg Capsules 100 ct: 16 mm, yellow (yellow gold cap) & white (white opaque body), capsule, not scored, imprinted with G24;50. (NDC 68001-0243-00)
Zonisamide 100 mg Capsules 100 ct: 19 mm, green (light green cap) & white (white opaque body), capsule, not scored, imprinted with G24;100. (NDC 68001-0244-00)
Benefits
  • Used as an anticonvulsant together with other anti-convulsant medications to treat partial seizures in adults with epilepsy
  • May be used as an add-on medication for refractory epilepsy
  • May be used for initial treatment as monotherapy in dogs with seizure disorders
Active Ingredients
Zonisamide
Inactive Ingredients
Zonisamide 25 mg Capsules: Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, unspecified gelatin, D&C Red No 28, FD&C Blue No 1, titanium dioxide, FD&C Blue No 2, FD&C Red No 40, D&C Yellow No 10, ferrosoferric oxide, butyl alcohol, alcohol, propylene glycol, shellac. (NDC 68001-0242-00)
Zonisamide 50 mg Capsules:  Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, unspecified gelatin, D&C Yellow No 10, FD&C Blue No 1, FD&C Red No 40, titanium dioxide, FD&C Blue No 2, ferrosoferric oxide, butyl alcohol, alcohol, propylene glycol, shellac. (NDC 68001-0243-00)
Zonisamide 100 mg Capsules: Microcrystalline cellulose, sodium lauryl sulfate, unspecified gelatin, D&C Yellow No 10, FD&C Blue No 1, FD&C Yellow No 6, titanium dioxide, FD&C Blue No 2, FD&C Red No 40, ferrosoferric oxide, butyl alcohol, alcohol, propylene glycol, shellac. (NDC 68001-0244-00)
Usage
Zonisamide should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian. Wash hands after handling this medication.
Missed Doses
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
Side Effects
Side effects may include drowsiness, dizziness, or loss of balance/coordination. If these symptoms persist and appear troublesome, contact your veterinarian.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Drug & Food Interactions
The following drugs can potentially interact with zonisamide: dexamethasone, acetazolamide, and phenobarbital. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, even if a drug interaction may occur. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely. 
Cautions
This medication does not have an FDA approved indication for use in animals, but it is a common and acceptable practice for veterinarians to prescribe this human medication for use in animals.
Do not use on pregnant, breeding, or nursing animals.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
Human Exposure Warning
This medication represents a potential hazard to males or females who are actively trying to conceive, women who are pregnant or may become pregnant, and women who are breast feeding, as it may be present in breast milk. Unopened, intact tablets and capsules may not pose the same degree of risk as injectable drugs that usually require extensive preparation. Cutting, crushing, or otherwise manipulating tablets and capsules will increase the risk of exposure. Wear gloves while handling this medication. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling this medication.
Adverse Reactions
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Storage
Store at 77°F in controlled room temperature, excursions permitted between 59° to 86°F. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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