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Celontin

Methsuximide
Methsuximide is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant. Methsuximide is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat absence seizures (also called "petit mal" seizures) in adults and children. Methsuximide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Methsuximide
DRUG TYPE
Seizures
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Serious and sometimes fatal infections may occur during treatment with methsuximide. Call your doctor right away if you have signs of infection such as: fever, swollen glands, sore throat, easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth), feeling very weak or tired.

Do not stop using methsuximide suddenly. Stopping suddenly may cause increased seizures.

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