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Primidone (By mouth)

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Primidone is used alone or in combination with other medicines, to control seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy. This medicine is an anticonvulsant that works in the brain tissue to stop seizures. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription… Read more
Brand names include
Mysoline
Drug classes About this
Anticonvulsant

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Therapeutic monitoring of antiepileptic drugs for epilepsy

No evidence to support routine therapeutic monitoring of antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of epilepsy.

Use of topiramate for the treatment of essential tremor

The authors of this review tried to assess the effectiveness and safety of topiramate in people with essential tremor.

Use of pregabalin for the treatment of essential tremor

The authors of this review tried to assess the effectiveness and safety of pregabalin in people with essential tremor.

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Summaries for consumers

Therapeutic monitoring of antiepileptic drugs for epilepsy

No evidence to support routine therapeutic monitoring of antiepileptic drugs in the treatment of epilepsy.

Use of topiramate for the treatment of essential tremor

The authors of this review tried to assess the effectiveness and safety of topiramate in people with essential tremor.

Use of pregabalin for the treatment of essential tremor

The authors of this review tried to assess the effectiveness and safety of pregabalin in people with essential tremor.

See all (6)

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