Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Mysoline


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.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, primidone is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Essential tremor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Suspension