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

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Condition: Essential Tremor
2/22/2009 9:37:29 AM

Reviewer: j.d., 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It has almost stopped my tremors. When i do have them, the effect is mild and i can do normal functions of a healthy person.

Condition: Essential Tremor
2/13/2009 9:00:30 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter takes this drug for essential tremors. The tremors have helped minisculey but I don't like what it's doing to her face. She looks like a chipmunk. Her checks are so puffed out. I have to decide if the slight improvement is worth her looking like a freak

Condition: Essential Tremor
2/10/2009 10:33:18 AM

Reviewer: Julie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Primidone for 10 days. I started at 25mg. at bedtime. My hand tremors improved 100%. However I was so sleepy and dizzy, I cut my dose back to 12.5mg. I am still feeling dazed and confused. I love having my hands work again, but I don't know if I can put up with the side effects. I will give it until by follow up visit with my Dr. to decide if I will continue

Condition: Essential Tremor
2/3/2009 12:19:38 PM

Reviewer: Kay-Sea, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have already read comments to date (2-3-09), & found many helpful. My tremor is a hand-me-down gift from my dad and his mother... I'm a beaded jewelry artist, and have been unable to create for months -- very frustrating! Took 80 mg of propranolol for many years, then tapered off, and have had no tremor meds for a month. Hand tremor increased, wrist jerking developed, and calf, shin, a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
1/20/2009 8:00:59 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on the medication about 6 weeks and my left forearm has a rash and itches like mad. Otherwise my morning tremors are improved and by afternoon I have some visible tremors but not as before when my arms and legs would spasm for no reason.

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