Read the side effects of Stiripentol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Nausea, vomiting, excess secretion of saliva, loss of appetite
Drowsiness, unintentional muscle movements, and reduced muscle strength, anxiety, changes in the manner of speech or walking, inability to sleep, feelings of anger or aggression
Cough, chest tightness, shortness of breath, wheezing, lung infection such as bronchitis
Rashes, itching, sensitivity to sunlight, allergic reactions
Fever, unusual weakness or tiredness, lab abnormalities of liver function
Other Precautions :
• Patients taking stiripentol should be advised not to stop taking stiripentol suddenly without the doctor’s advice as it may cause withdrawal symptoms or can increase the risk of seizures or status epilepticus which is harmful.
• Contact the nearest emergency center or poison control center in case of stiripentol overdose and the patient should be treated under the supervision of a specialist particularly in an ICU setting.