Methsuximide Coupon - Methsuximide 300mg capsule


Methsuximide (Celontin) is a moderately priced drug used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Celontin. It is currently covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare anti-epileptics.
Methsuximide Coupon - Methsuximide 300mg capsule

Methsuximide Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for a regular check on your progress. Do not change brands or dosage forms of this medicine without discussing the change with your doctor or health care professional.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.

You may get drowsy, dizzy, or have blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. To reduce dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. Alcohol can increase drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

The use of this medicine may increase the chance of suicidal thoughts or actions. Pay special attention to how you are responding while on this medicine. Any worsening of mood, or thoughts of suicide or dying should be reported to your health care professional right away.

Women who become pregnant while using this medicine may enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry by calling 1-888-233-2334. This registry collects information about the safety of antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


Attempts at killing oneself

feeling that others are watching you or controlling your behavior

feeling that others can hear your thoughts

feeling, seeing, or hearing things that are not there

severe mood or mental changes

unusual behavior

Incidence not known

Attack, assault, or force

blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

blood in the urine

bloody, black, or tarry stools

chest pain


cloudy urine

cough or hoarseness



feeling sad or empty


high fever



joint or muscle pain

lack of appetite

loss of interest or pleasure

lower back or side pain

mood or mental changes


painful or difficult urination

pale skin

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

shakiness and unsteady walk

shortness of breath

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swelling around the eyes

swollen glands


trouble with concentrating

trouble with sleeping

unexplained bleeding or bruising

unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

vision changes

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Change in consciousness

difficult or troubled breathing

irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing

loss of consciousness

pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

Blurred vision

change in color vision

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty seeing at night





hives or welts

increased sensitivity of the eyes to sunlight

loss of appetite

nausea or vomiting

pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat

redness of the skin

skin rash


unable to sleep

weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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