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What are side effects of Mysoline used for essential tremor?

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Mysoline may cause unwanted side effects in the short term (within the first few days of starting treatment). But they get better the longer you use it. Side effects of Mysoline may include:

Serious complications with the drug are rare but could include blood cell and bone marrow problems. Your doctor will check your blood counts every 6-12 months to screen for these problems. Mysoline has a drug interaction with phenobarbital, so the drugs should'nt be taken together.

  • Difficulty walking
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Confusion
  • Fatigue

SOURCES: 

Mayo Clinic web site. 

International Essential Tremor Foundation.

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on September 27, 2019

SOURCES: 

Mayo Clinic web site. 

International Essential Tremor Foundation.

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on September 27, 2019

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