What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Primidone to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: NO FDA RATING; INCREASED RISK CONGENITAL ANOMALIES INCLUDING CLEFT LIP/PALATE.
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: MAY CAUSE SEDATION AND FEEDING PROBLEMS
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Use caution in elderly with a history of recurrent falls. Drug may produce ataxia, impaired psychomotor function, syncope, and additional falls. Elderly observed to experience paradoxical restlessness or excitement.
Giving Primidone to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: May cause hyperexcitability and hyperirritability in children.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.