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What is Ztalmy used for?

This medication is used to treat seizures caused by a certain inherited disease (cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 deficiency disorder-CDD). It is not known exactly how ganaxolone works, but it may affect the action of some nerves that cause seizures.




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Ztalmy Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Medication Guide and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start taking ganaxolone and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with food as directed by your doctor, usually three times daily.

Before use, shake the bottle well for 1 minute. Then let it stand until the foam on top of the suspension is gone (about 1 minute). Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.

The dosage is based on your medical condition, weight, and response to treatment. To reduce your risk of side effects, your doctor may direct you to start this medication at a low dose and gradually increase your dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.

Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when this drug is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Ztalmy Dosage and Form Information

Suspension Oral
50 Mg/Ml