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    Condition: Essential Tremor
    2/14/2016 12:26:09 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    on medication now for 7 month originally 125 mg twice a day, was to have worked up to full dosage...right away server stomach problems, headaches,tired like loss of energy, dry mouth.... cut back to 125 mg in a.m.....side affects continued....now going to come off Primidone...I do not believe my tremor improved

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    1/7/2016 8:11:25 PM

    Reviewer: PaxGeist, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I took a 50 mg dose the first night and it made me very sleepy, I then took 50 every other night for a few days then stayed on 100 mg per night. Tremors in my hand subsided, I can use a spoon and shave without shaking. Dreams are very vivid and quite good at times. Aside from that no side effects. Take it with or after eating and all is well.

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    11/23/2015 10:12:07 AM

    Reviewer: Gramma RosaLee , 65-74 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    71 yr old female. 50mg TID. Essential Head Tremors. Embarrassed when many children asked why my head shakes. Side effects: nightmares lasted a week or so. Numbness of hands occurs occasionally. Very effective. Head only shakes when I am trying to do something very quickly. Primodone works for me.

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    10/20/2015 12:09:07 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I tried Primidone 4 years ago. Because of side effects I stopped and changed to Propranolol for my essential head tremors. After too many friends and family commenting on my head shaking I went back to Primidone 50mg tid. I was determined to get pass all the awful side effects, nausea, night mares, tingling and coldness of extremities and more. After a few weeks the side effects subsided and my ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    9/12/2015 10:54:09 AM

    Reviewer: jitterbug, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This made a significant difference in my tremors, they are not gone but are considerably less noticable. I work in an office, typing is a large part of my day and I have noticed I have to correct less double letter errors caused by the tremors.

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