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Condition: Essential Tremor
4/14/2014 4:51:12 PM

Reviewer: Nellyann1124, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have this a bed time for 1 50 mg at bedtime still get trimmers some in left hand pain in my arm too hurts dr put me on muscle relaxes for that seems gain weight don't like. Don't like to go out in public keep people look at you different I hope my dr gets these fixed for me :)

Condition: Essential Tremor
3/28/2014 2:50:53 PM

Reviewer: GW, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
have had tremors all my life until recently been able to control them. like many couldn't even hold glass of water without both hands. This has helped immensely,started w/25mg/day now 50mg/day there are sleeping issues my whole life have been an early riser I find myself wanting to sleep more but once up I'm fine

Condition: Essential Tremor
2/17/2014 9:56:42 AM

Reviewer: gwayne, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I inherited ET from my dad. As a teacher, shaking was annoying. My doctor was hesitant to prescribe a beta-blocker, but wanted me to try primidone. It reduced my tremor activity, but the side effects really were too much. I had the same results in tremors if not better just by staying hydrated, maintaining appropriate sugar levels by not consuming soda, and no more caffeine. I still have some ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
2/2/2014 12:16:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Worked for tremor caused hot flushing face

Condition: Essential Tremor
1/26/2014 12:29:36 PM

Reviewer: Norajean, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had essential tremors for years in both hands and head (aka Katherine Hepburn.) Started out on 50 mg primidoe 4 x day and am now on 250 mg 3 x day. I experienced itching, which I attributed to menopause, now I Know better. The higher dose still hasn't helped my shaking head. Just makes me sleepy. Went out the other night with my husband for dinner and he thought I od'd on my me ... Show Full Comment

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