Mysoline

Drug List

Mysoline

Drug Name

Mysoline (Primidone)

Manufactured By

Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

Drug Savings

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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Primidone is used alone or with other medications for treating grand mal, psychomotor, or focal epileptic seizures. It may be effective for grand mal seizures that are not responsive to other anticonvulsants. Primidone should not be used by patients with porphyria and people who are allergic to phenobarbital.

How To Use

Take MYSOLINE exactly as prescribed. Your healthcare provider will tell you how much MYSOLINE to take and when to take it. our healthcare provider may change your dose. Do not change your dose without talking to your healthcare provider. Do not stop taking MYSOLINE without first talking to your healthcare provider. Stopping MYSOLINE suddenly can cause serious problems. If you take too much MYSOLINE, call your healthcare provider or local Poison Control Center right away.

Side Effects

Common side effects of primidone include: Difficulty speaking (dysarthria); Burning, tingling from damaged nerves (paresthesia); Difficulty moving (ataxia); Loss of balance (vertigo); Paradoxical excitement (children); Hyperactivity (children); Excitement; Confusion; Depression; Drowsiness; Irritability; Headache; Restlessness; Nystagmus; Dizziness; Possible serious side effects of primidone include: Acute psychosis; Nausea; Vomiting; Constipation; Diarrhea; Folate-deficiency anemia; Liver toxicity; Low blood calcium; Rickets; Weakening of bones; Rash; Serious skin reactions (for example, Stevens-Johnson syndrome) Seizure medications increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. Patients treated with seizure medications should be observed for the emergence or worsening of depression, suicidal thoughts or behavior, and unusual changes in mood or behavior.

Drug Interactions

Primidone may decrease blood levels and the effect of several drugs by increasing the activity of liver enzymes that breakdown these drugs. Examples of drugs affected by Primidone include naloxegol (Movantik), roflumilast (Daliresp), lurasidone (Latuda), and many others.

In Case of Overdose

In Case of Missed Dose

Storage

STORAGE: Primidone should be stored at room temperature, 20 C - 25 C (68 F - 77 F).