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Primidone Information

Primidone Benefits & Uses

Primidone is used to treat the following -

  1. Epilepsy Primary

Primidone Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

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Ingredients of Primidone

Primidone

Primidone Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Primidone is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Skin redness
  3. Nausea or vomiting
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  6. Unsteadiness
  7. Restlessness
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  11. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
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Primidone Related Warnings

Is the use of Primidone safe for pregnant women?

Primidone may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Primidone again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Primidone safe during breastfeeding?

Primidone may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Primidone on the Kidneys?

Primidone may have mild side effects on the kidney. Most people will never see any effect on the kidney.

Mild

What is the effect of Primidone on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Primidone on liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Primidone on the Heart?

Primidone is not harmful for heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Primidone with Other Drugs

Primidone should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Primidone Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Primidone unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Osteoporosis
  2. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  3. Depression
  4. Suicidal Tendency
  5. Kidney Disease
  6. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Primidone

Is this Primidone habit forming or addictive?

Yes, Primidone has been known to be addictive. Take it only as your doctor's recommendation.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Primidone. So it is best to avoid driving.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Primidone only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Primidone works for mental disorders.

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Primidone Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Primidone

Taking Primidone with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Primidone

Consuming Primidone with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

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