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Primidone

Popular Brands: : Primidone, Mysoline, Liskantin, Sertan, Apo-primidone
Official FDA Reports16,079
Social Media Events140
Total Posts571
Avg. Review Score3.19/ 5
Active Ingredients
  • Primidone
Brands and Other Names
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Manufacturers
  • Lannett Co Inc
  • Nuro Pharma Llc

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Explanation

The quarterly trend chart illustrates changing levels of adverse events over time. Results from both the FDA Adverse Event Database (FAERS) and adverse events extracted from social media by Druginformer are plotted side-by-side for easy comparison.


The proportion of people completing user reviews who complained about a side effect.

The proportion of social media adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.

The proportion of FAERS (FDA) adverse event complaints for each adverse event type.


Primidone Side Effects

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* DrugInformer calculates alarm using a proprietary algorithm. Alarm should not be taken as an ofiicial signal from the FDA or other regulatory entity.


User Voices

The following are comments from users that experienced side effects while taking Primidone

Headache

had taken about 8-10yrs ago with ok results. Back on again for 6mo. . headaches , balance issues, deeper tremors. ready to see MD about these issues


Source: Mysoline

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Fall

had taken about 8-10yrs ago with ok results. Back on again for 6mo..headaches, balance issues , deeper tremors. ready to see MD about these issues


Source: Mysoline

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Fatigue

1000mg and it makes me tired .


Source: Mysoline

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on November 30, 2013 @ 12:00 am

I have been working up from a starter dose (12.5 mg) of Primidone to 750 mg over the last six months. Also take a beta blocker (for my heart). My essential tremor Has reduced by 70%. Very manageable n...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Drug ineffective, Somnolence

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on November 27, 2013 @ 12:00 am

I have been on primidone for 10 years, I'm 34. I take 250mg twice a day. No longer works. If I increase the dose anymore I'll be a zombie. About to start Gabapentin, time will tell.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on July 3, 2013 @ 12:00 am

I became ill in 1982 at age 33 with encephalitis, brain damage on temporal lobe, and grand mal seizures. The next year I was also diagnosed with Lupus in addition to epilepsy. It took 5 years and NI...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 2, 2013 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: Tired at first,but not a problem after approx 2 weeks. I draw blood at work. This has helped better than any other med.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in everydayhealth.com on September 13, 2012 @ 12:00 am

In spite of current trends to push generics, I highly recommend brand name only unless one has found a consistent generic version of this medication. I'm not a morning person. However, brand name o...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Drug effect increased, Influenza like illness

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on August 27, 2012 @ 12:00 am

... well. The side effects are flu like for me the day after I up my dosage. Then I have a "good day " & then the tremors start all over again. I cannot climax as a horrible side effect so I'm frustrated ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on March 22, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Primidone is very effective. I was on Inderal LA 120mg - take 2 once a day. Then it stopped working. They added Primidone 50mg, take 2 three times daily. The combination works best. My tremors ar...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Ejaculation delayed

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on February 4, 2012 @ 12:00 am

Takes months to get used to. Good side effects for me include improved sleep and increased exercise tolerance. Bad (good?) side effect for me is delayed ejaculation.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Depression, Mood altered, Somnolence, Decreased appetite, Suicidal behaviour

Posted By Anonymous in askapatient.com on January 23, 2011 @ 12:00 am

Side Effects: extreme suicidal depression, lack of apetite, very bad sleepiness almost lost my life to this stuff; drs. did not tell me it was related to phenobarbitol which I got too depre...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Anger, Depression, Irritability

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on December 23, 2010 @ 12:00 am

... seizure control. I recently stopped using this in 2010. It controlled my seizures well, but I did not realize the side effects of it. Side effects were irritability, anger, increased depression and...


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* About FAERS: The FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) is used by FDA for activities such as looking for new safety concerns that might be related to a marketed product, evaluating a manufacturer's compliance to reporting regulations and responding to outside requests for information. Reporting of adverse events is a voluntary process, and not every report is sent to FDA and entered into FAERS. The FAERS database may contain duplicate reports, the report quality is variable, and many factors may influence reporting (e.g., media attention, length of time a drug is marketed, market share). For these reasons, FAERS case reports cannot be used to calculate incidence or estimates of risk for a particular product or compare risks between products.