MYSOLINE 250MG TABLET

Manufacturer : NIC-NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LTD
Composition : PRIMIDONE-250MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : MYSOLINE - 250MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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MYS0002
₹82.43
Manufacturer : NIC-NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LTD
Composition : PRIMIDONE-250MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : MYSOLINE - 250MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

PRIMIDONE-250MG

PRIMIDONE

Information for patients
Drug Information Primidone contains primidone as the active ingredient; this belongs to a group of medicines used to treat seizures.Primidone is used for the treatment of certain types of epilepsy, seizures (fits) or shaking attacks (essential tremor).
Drug Alert
Alert
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug • are allergic (hypersensitive) to primidone, a substance called phenobarbitone, or to any of the other ingredients of Primidone • have porphyria (a rare inherited disorder of metabolism) or anyone in your family has it.
Drug Special Care Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. This is important because some medicines may affect the way Primidone works, or Primidone may affect the way other medicines work. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: • Other medicines used to treat epilepsy and other types of seizures (such as phenytoin, felbamate, sodium valproate, carbamazepine, ethosuxamide, oxcarbazepine, tiagabine, topiramate, zonisamide) • Anticoagulants to prevent blood clots (such as warfarin) • Barbiturates (such as sleeping tablets) • Methadone (used to treat severe pain, cough, or as a substitute for morphine addiction) • Herbal remedies containing St John’s Wort • Antibiotics (such as chloramphenicol, metronidazole, doxycylcline) • Antiviral medicines (such as nelfinavir) • Asthma medicines (such as theophylline, montelukast) • Hormone containing medicines (such as the oral contraceptive pill) • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions (such as beta-blockers, digitoxin, losartan, nimodipine, quinidine) • Cyclosporin (used to prevent rejection of an organ transplant and also for other diseases of the body’s immune system) • Medicines used to treat mental health problems or depression (such as cloazepine, lamotrigine, mianserin, tricyclic antidepressants) • Steroid-containing medicines • Medicines used to treat cancer (such as cyclophosphamide, etoposide) • Granisetron (used to treat severe nausea and vomiting) • Medicines used during an anesthetic for surgery (such as rocuronium, vecuronium) • Medicines containing morphine, or similar medicines called opiates. Primidone may increase the toxic effect on the liver of an overdose of
Drug Drug Interactions Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. This is important because some medicines may affect the way Primidone works, or Primidone may affect the way other medicines work. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: • Other medicines used to treat epilepsy and other types of seizures (such as phenytoin, felbamate, sodium valproate, carbamazepine, ethosuxamide, oxcarbazepine, tiagabine, topiramate, zonisamide) • Anticoagulants to prevent blood clots (such as warfarin) • Barbiturates (such as sleeping tablets) • Methadone (used to treat severe pain, cough, or as a substitute for morphine addiction) • Herbal remedies containing St John’s Wort • Antibiotics (such as chloramphenicol, metronidazole, doxycylcline) • Antiviral medicines (such as nelfinavir) • Asthma medicines (such as theophylline, montelukast) • Hormone containing medicines (such as the oral contraceptive pill) • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions (such as beta-blockers, digitoxin, losartan, nimodipine, quinidine) • Cyclosporin (used to prevent rejection of an organ transplant and also for other diseases of the body’s immune system) • Medicines used to treat mental health problems or depression (such as cloazepine, lamotrigine, mianserin, tricyclic antidepressants) • Steroid-containing medicines • Medicines used to treat cancer (such as cyclophosphamide, etoposide) • Granisetron (used to treat severe nausea and vomiting) • Medicines used during an anesthetic for surgery (such as rocuronium, vecuronium) • Medicines containing morphine, or similar medicines called opiates. Primidone may increase the toxic effect on the liver of an overdose of
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine. The use of Primidone in pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of abnormalities in babies. Therefore, you must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant because Primidone has the potential to harm your unborn child. Pregnant women can have reduced folic acid in their blood whilst taking Primidone. In addition, the new born child may develop withdrawal symptoms if the mother has taken Primidone in the late stages of pregnancy. Blood clotting problems have occurred occasionally in children born to women who were previously taking anticonvulsant drugs.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding because Primidone may cause your baby to be very sleepy.
Drug Machinery Interaction Primidone can make you feel sleepy. If so, do not drive or operate machinery.
Drug More Information Alcohol can react with Primidone. Ask your doctor for advice if you want to drink alcohol.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Epilepsy At first, your dose may be as little as 125mg (half a 250mg tablet). This will be adjusted by your doctor until your condition is controlled. Typical maintenance doses are as follows: Age group Daily dose (milligrams) Adults and children over 9 years 750 to 1500 Children 6 to 9 years 750 to 1000 Children 2 to 5 years 500 to 750 Children up to 2 years 250 to 500 Elderly / Patients with low physical strength Lower doses may be prescribed. Shaking attacks (Essential tremor) Your starting dose may be 50mg. This will be adjusted by your doctor until your condition is controlled. The maximum daily dose for shaking attacks (essential tremor) is 750 mg.
Drug Dose Always take Primidone exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. Primidone is normally taken twice a day. Try to take your tablets at the same time each day.
Excess Drug Consumption If you take more than your normal dose, contact your doctor or nearest hospital.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop taking your Primidone, even if you are feeling well, unless your doctor tells you to. You may have become dependent on Primidone, and therefore you could get a withdrawal reaction if you stop treatment too quickly. Primidone treatment should be reduced gradually to prevent this.
Possible Side Effects
General Information
Common Drug Side Effects • disturbances of vision • dizziness • jerky movements • rolling of the eyes
Rare Drug Side Effects • joint or bone pain • changes in mood or behaviour. • severe skin reactions affecting large portions of your body including redness, pain, ulcers, blisters, shedding the outer layer of skin or involvement of lips or the lining of the mouth, nostrils or ears (e.g. toxic epidermal necrolysis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome), • a disease called lupus erythematosus which causes inflammation of various parts of the body including the skin, joints, lungs, kidneys, heart, and liver. • development of Dupuytren’s contracture (a thickening of fibrous tissue in the palm of the hand that causes one or more fingers to draw back). • abnormalities of the blood cells; if you notice a pale appearance of your skin, abnormal bleeding or tendency to bruising, fever or sore throat please consult your doctor. • raised levels of enzymes in your liver. Do not be alarmed by this list of possible events. You may not have any of them.
Very Rare Drug Side Effects • nausea and vomiting • headache • skin rash
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children Keep your tablets below 25°C. Do not use Primidone after the expiry date which is stated on the carton as {EXP MM/YYYY}. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.

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