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Dr. Austina Cho
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Mysoline (Overview)

Mysoline is a seizure agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Mysoline (primidone) -- how long does it take to work?

Mysoline (primidone) -- how long does it take to work?

15 minutes plus: Mysoline (primidone) is only available for oral use. Therefore it will take at least 15 minutes before a useful blood level can be reached. It can take much much longer depending on factors such as person's age, general health, weight, fever, type of condition treated, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
13 doctors shared insights

Mysoline (Overview)

Mysoline is a seizure agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Mysoline (primidone) -- how long does it take to work?

15 minutes plus: Mysoline (primidone) is only available for oral use. Therefore it will take at least 15 minutes before a useful blood level can be reached. It can take much much longer depending on factors such as person's age, general health, weight, fever, type of condition treated, etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me about mysoline (primidone) tabs? Is it for seizures?

Please tell me about mysoline (primidone) tabs?  Is it for seizures?

Yes: Mysoline, generically known as primidone, is an anti-convulsive drug. It is also useful for treating certain types of tremor. This is an "old" drug, but still useful in the right situations. ...Read more

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Can primidone 100mg/day cause cognitive deficits?

Can primidone 100mg/day cause cognitive deficits?

Maybe: Primidone does have sedative properties which can cause cognitive deficits but not permanently. However, i cannot speak for the original condition the drug has been prescribed which may cause cognitive deficits. ...Read more

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Why would someone need a primidone blood measurement?

Why would someone  need a primidone blood measurement?

To prevent toxicity: Primidone has a complex metabolism and active metabolites. It is affected by failure of other organ systems so levels must be monitored. ...Read more

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Can I take primidone while breastfeeding?

Can I take primidone while breastfeeding?

Yes: Caution should be taken if breastfeeding while on this med. Both primadone and a metabolite Phenobarbital will pass to baby and can produce sedation in the neonatal period. Relative transfer <9% of mothers dose, with serum levels from trace to <1/2 therapuetic for both. Harriet lane c2-caution, hale L3 moderately safe. See medications and mothers milk 14ed. Hale, 2010. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Primidone (Definition)

Primidone is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more