Ethosuximide for Epilepsy
Why It Is Used
Ethosuximide is one of the drugs of choice for children who have absence seizures.
Ethosuximide does not prevent any types of seizures other than absence seizures. Ethosuximide is sometimes used with other drugs to treat adults who have several types of Reference generalized seizures Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 26, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Steven C. Schachter, MD - Neurology