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Your child needs to take the medicine called ethosuximide (say: eth-oh-SUKS-i-mide) for their seizures or fits. This information sheet explains what ethosuximide does, how to take it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about ethosuximide and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about ethosuximide, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: April 15th 2015