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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.

Condition: Essential Tremor
6/14/2008 1:10:34 PM

Reviewer: chet, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Essential Tremor
6/4/2008 11:11:39 AM

Reviewer: klockemy, 25-34 Male 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:
I was diagnosed with benign hand tremors by my neurologist. I was prescribed Primidone 50mg. This stuff is great, no more hand tremors and a return of strength to the effected hand. I was a little drowsy the first week of taking it, but when taken at bedtime, it can actually help you sleep. Now, I don't get the sleepy side effects, but my hand is tremor free. Even if I miss a dose, my han ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Essential Tremor
5/7/2008 3:55:09 PM

Reviewer: tprochko@aol.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I experienced unusually high drowsiness and my head felt like it was whiling which was interfering with my work. I do not recommend this medication if you have a job which requires alertness. I had to leave work. There is a hang-over effect into the next day. I am one of the few who cannot tolerate this medication. My neurologist prescibed this for essential tremor.

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