Zonisamide and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with zonisamide.
Moderate Food Interaction
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of zonisamide such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with zonisamide. Do not use more than the recommended dose of zonisamide, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Zonisamide drug interactions
There are 384 drug interactions with zonisamide.
Zonisamide disease interactions
There are 11 disease interactions with zonisamide which include:
- bone marrow depression/blood dyscrasias
- severe liver disease
- hematologic toxicity
- hypersensitivity reactions
- suicidal tendency
- renal dysfunction
- metabolic acidosis
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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