Generic Name - Primidone
Category - Anti-Convulsant
Generic for Mysoline* is indicated for the treatment of epilepsy to manage certain types of seizures. Epilepsy is a disorder associated with the disturbed electrical discharges in the central nervous system that cause convulsions. Primidone (Generic for Mysoline*) works by controlling nerve impulses in the brain.
Generic for Mysoline* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Mysoline* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Mysoline* interacts with a number of medication. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Birth control pills
Prednisone or Cortisone
Medicines for treating sleeping problems, mental depression and anxiety
Other seizure or epilepsy medicine
Generic for Mysoline* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMysoline*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Mysoline* for seizures (convulsions) is either 50-milligram or scored 250-milligram Mysoline* tablets. Days 1 to 3 the dosage will be fixed at 100 to 125 milligrams at bedtime. And Day 4 to 6 it will be 100 to 125 milligrams 2 times a day. Days 7 to 9 will see an increase upto 100 to 125 milligrams 3 times a day Finally day 10 to maintenance dose will remain at 250 milligrams 3 times a day.
Generic for Mysoline* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Mysoline* side Effects include blurred, double vision, or uncontrollable rolling or movements of the eyes, irritability or mood changes, lightheadedness or fainting spells, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing and redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Mysoline*.
Generic for Mysoline* and Pregnancy
Generic for Mysoline* is not recommended during pregnancy. It may cause birth defects in the unborn. It may also increase bleeding problems in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medication, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Mysoline* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Mysoline* passes into breast milk and could cause unusual drowsiness in nursing babies. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Mysoline* and Pediatric
Unusual excitement or restlessness may occur in children, who are usually more sensitive to the effects of Generic for Mysoline*.
Generic for Mysoline* and Geriatric
Unusual excitement or restlessness may occur in elderly patients, who are usually more sensitive to the effects of Generic for Mysoline*.
The above information about Generic for Mysoline* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.