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

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Condition: Essential Tremor
9/1/2010 10:56:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Definitely works for me. I've had tremors all my life as did my father and GF. Had to go off Inderal when my breathing got worse and have used alcohol to control this most of my life (not the ideal choice). Don't drink AND use Primidone! Here's my experience: PROS: -Cuts shaking way down on 250mg/day -Helps me sleep (I've always had insomnia) -Was able to stop drinking right ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
8/11/2010 3:15:45 PM

Reviewer: Pop, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Major success with reduction of tremors. The only difficulty I've noticed is with vision which may or may not be caused by the primidone. I have many other meds that I take for various malfunctions so finding what is causing specific problems is difficult. I do know that this particular problem did not exist prior tp taking this med so it is a probability that itis caused from the primidone. B ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
7/28/2010 12:38:03 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
this medication has work very well for me. i take two pills every morning. i exerience the tremors at time but not nearing as severe and i don't experience any side effects.

Condition: Essential Tremor
5/2/2010 5:09:12 PM

Reviewer: shake, rattle and roll, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking primidone for over a month now to treat my hands shaking. My Dr. started me out slowly with 1/2 tablets (50 mg) 2 times a day and built up from there over a 31 day period. I'm now up to 3 tablets 3 times a day. I still have the shakiness especial in the morning and sometimes when I use the keyboard. I feel there may be some improvement in my handwriting and other things ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
4/26/2010 11:11:48 PM

Reviewer: idmaverick, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My husband started at 50 mg for 1 week,quickly went to 100mg the second, 150 the third week and tonight I gave him 200mg. He also is experiencing severe itching in his hands.

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