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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of primidone Oral.

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Condition: Essential Tremor
7/15/2014 10:13:05 AM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Essential Tremor
7/5/2014 8:55:36 PM

Reviewer: billiead533n, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only taken Primidone for 5 days and my tremors which I have had for many years have stopped. However, side effects are severe fatigue, eyesight blurred, imbalance and unusual dreams. I started by taking 100mg twice a day.I have reduced to 50 mg twice daily and will continue for a few more days to see if side effects reduce.

Condition: Essential Tremor
6/25/2014 10:46:20 AM

Reviewer: HoneyBee, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had no side effects. After taking just two pills I noticed a difference and within a week I was able to thread a needle. Amazing!

Condition: Essential Tremor
6/21/2014 7:01:00 PM

Reviewer: bon125, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started at 25 mg 6 mos ago, now up to 250 mg for past month - No improvement in essential tremor, doc says I need at least 500 mg. Cannot tolerate the 250. Dizzy, irregular eye movements, sleepy all the time. Now need to wean myself off, don't know how long it will take.

Condition: Essential Tremor
6/15/2014 12:26:00 PM

Reviewer: Bob H, 75 or over Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have only begun and switched from beta blockers. I'm now on 1/2 tablet, in the morning.

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