Mysoline 250 mg Tablet (primidone 250 mg)
Buy Mysoline 250mg (primidone 250 mg), Primidone is used for the treatment of various types of seizures (fits; like grand mal, focal or Jacksonian), tremors and epilepsy (temporal lobe). It is also used for the management of myoclonic jerks (sudden, brief, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muscles) and akinetic attacks (shaking/drop attacks). primidone 250 mg belongs to a class of medication called anticonvulsants.
Primidone is used for the treatment of various types of seizures (fits; like grand mal, focal or Jacksonian), tremors and epilepsy (temporal lobe). It is also used for the management of myoclonic jerks (sudden, brief, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muscles) and akinetic attacks (shaking/drop attacks).
How primidone 250 mgworks
Primidone belongs to a class of medication called anticonvulsants. It works by decreasing abnormal excitation of the brain and thus helps in controlling seizures.
What is Primidone?
Primidone is an anti convulsant drug, also called an anti epileptic drug. It is used to control convulsions (epileptic seizures). primidone 250 mg is sold under various trade names, some of which are Myidone and Mysoline (Valeant Pharmaceuticals). This medication may also be used for conditions not mentioned here.
Important Information about primidone 250 mg
Do not take Mysoline 250mg(Myidone, Mysoline) if you are allergic to it or Phenobarbital, or if you are suffering from porphyria. You must notify your doctor in advance if you are allergic to this or any other medications, or if you are pregnant or breast feeding
Primidone usage may lead to suicidal thoughts. This side effect may require you to undergo regular follow up checks by your doctor. You must notify your doctor about any new or deteriorating symptoms like mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, suicidal or self hurting thoughts, increased agitation, hostility, restlessness, hyperactivity (mentally or physically). Your family member and caregivers if any must be on alert for these conditions.
You must continue taking primidone 250 mg even after you don?t get seizures and feel absolutely fine. Stopping the medication suddenly and without doctor?s advice may result in increased seizures deteriorating your condition. Remember to follow your doctor?s instructions.
Primidone may be harmful to an unborn baby if taken while being pregnant, but having a seizure during pregnancy can be also be equally dangerous. Do not take Mysoline 250mg without proper medical advice if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant in the near future. If you however get pregnant while taking Mysoline 250mg , do not stop it without consulting your doctor first. Controlling seizure is very important during pregnancy and the potential benefits of this medication may warrant its use against the potential risks.
Primidone can pass into breast milk and harm a nursing baby. Do notify your doctor if you are a nursing mother and take this medication only if he or she decides whether it is safe for your or not.
Before taking Primidone
Before taking Primidone anti convulsant medication (Myidone, Mysoline), take care of all precautions mentioned above and discuss them with your doctor.
How should I take Primidone?
Take Primidone anti convulsant medication (Myidone, Mysoline) strictly according to your doctor?s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on the particular medication. Primidone is normally taken 2 to 4 times daily depending upon the seriousness of your condition. Always store Primidone medication in a cool and dry place.
You must not miss a single dose of Primidone or any medication for that matter. However, if you forget to take a dose of Primidone due to uncontrollable reasons, take it as soon as you remember it. But you must skip the missed dose and continue as per the original schedule if the time to take the next dose is almost near. Taking two doses near to each other can cause too much of the medication in the body at once and can lead to overdose.
In case of an overdose of Primidone, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately.
What should I avoid while taking Primidone?
Remember to employ all restrictions with regards to any diet, beverages or activities which your doctor advices while taking Primidone.
Side Effects of mysoline 250mg
• Appetite loss,
mysoline 250mg Dosing Information
Primidone dosage will be fixed by your doctor after examining you properly. Dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, s**, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Stick to your doctor?s prescribed dosage under any circumstances.
Interaction with other Drugs
Certain drugs can interact with Primidone. Inform your doctor about any medications (prescribed, OTC, or herbal products) which you may be using already before he or she prescribes you Primidone. Never start a new medication on your own without proper medical help.
• Inform your doctor if you have breathing problems or problems with kidney or liver.
• Take precautions to avoid using paracetamol along with primidone therapy as it may increase the chances of liver toxicity.
• Do not drink alcohol during primidone therapy as it may worsen the side effects.
• mysoline 250mg may cause drowsiness or sleepiness and hence it is not recommended to drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug.
• Seek immediate medical advice if you have any suicidal thoughts while on this therapy.
• Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast feeding.
Q: Is primidone safe during pregnancy?
A: Primidone is known to cause congenital defects in babies. It should only be given if there is no other alternative drug. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q: Is it safe to use mysoline 250mg during breastfeeding?
A: Primidone is not safe during breastfeeding. It should only be used if no other alternative drug is available. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q: Is primidone used for Parkinson?s?
A: Primidone is not used for Parkinson?s disease.