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    Condition: Essential Tremor
    2/12/2019 3:08:15 PM

    Reviewer: Joan, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have only been taking primidone for a few weeks. Propranolol,after many years stopped working for me. It also lowered my blood pressure I was instructed to take 50 mg at night, and the nest day I was shocked to see that I didn't spill the coffee. That wore off after a week or so and I am up to 100 mg now at night. Very active nightmares and some nausea but I was told the side effects would p ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    8/7/2017 11:51:26 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I'm still not sure of my dosage. The tablets are small and round - not square like the ones pictured here. I take two every morning and two every evening.

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    5/23/2017 11:28:48 PM

    Reviewer: Bob, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was told to start at 150 mgs. at bedtime. I did a and slept for about 36 hours. The next night I dropped the dose to 25 and increased it by 25 Mgs. every week. It helped my Tremors by 50% when I reached 175 mgs. I could not get any higher because It's the most sedating drug I have ever been on. I'm on other drugs that cause sedation but I didn't have a problem and didn't nee ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    5/23/2017 10:48:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I'm 80 years old. Have had shaky hands as far back as I can remember. I always managed OK until recently when the tremors increased to the point where it was embarrassing and difficult to function. Pyrimidine stopped this and now my hands are normal. Still shaky when anxious but that's OK.

    Condition: Essential Tremor
    4/21/2017 11:33:47 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 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 first noticed my Essential tremors in my left hand and facial muscles in my early 50's. By the time I was 60 it was becoming bothersome, lips would tremble, it was difficult to screw the top back on the toothpaste, I was dropping glasses, my wife would have to carry my plates at dinner or a buffet. After seeing a neurologist I was prescribed up to 125mg of Primidone taken towards bed time. ... Show Full Comment

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