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Condition: Essential Tremor
10/29/2008 12:30:05 PM

Reviewer: mosley1826, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
since starting I have headaches. Strate with 50mg twice a day,then once daily, the 25mg twice daily yet headeache persist

Condition: Essential Tremor
10/12/2008 12:25:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
A modified dosage of Primidone has suppressed hand tremors but they are not totally gone. The overall effect has been good, since I can now function more effectively at work. I am still in the process of modifying the medication and have found my thought process to be dull with higher dosages. Overall I am very pleased.

Condition: Essential Tremor
10/10/2008 10:30:45 AM

Reviewer: Anne-Marie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've experienced an opposite reaction as most people to this drug, and I now take it first thing in the morning as it makes me jittery and completely wide awake. I've recently been made aware thru this web site, that the drug might be responsible for an itchy skin allergic reaction that I've had since about the same time I began taking Primidone, though I cannot be certain as yet if t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
9/10/2008 4:43:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Had trouble building a tolerance; took much longer to work up to a higher dose than my doctor had prescribed. I also had hallucination-type dreams and sleep disturbances at first, but stuck with it because I noticed an improvement in my voice tremors. Most of those unpleasant side effects have disappeared. Still, I can't tolerate the 250mg/day my doctor wants; have to settle with 150. Some day ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
6/21/2008 5:26:46 PM

Reviewer: rick@nixinprinting.com, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started on Inderal now at 120mg, added one-half 50mg tab Primidone, now at two tabs per day going to three. Still have the tremors I hope 3 tabs makes a difference. Now I get headaches I never got before taking meds. Tired endlessly. Tremors are a nuisance when talking and eating.

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