My doctor wants to prescribe it for Parkinson's even though I don't have seizures and only slight tremors. Most of my problem lies in lack of coordination... Thanks!
4 Jan 2010
Yes I started to take Primidone 25mg a few days ago.
Being some what skeptical I took 1 pill 50 mg to start with a full glass of water or two (45min - 1hr before bedtime) Otherwise you get a stomach ache.
To my surprise the next morning @ 5am I awoke with no tremors, a mild tremor at 10am for most of the remainder of the day.
I have stage 1 Parkinson's.
I must say at the end of the day (50mg)I was a little short tempered, but not bad.
I have started on prescribed dosage schedule.
week 1 25mg pm ; wk 2 50mg pm ; wk 3 25mg am -- 50mg pm. My guess is that the dosage will continue to increase until the tremor's are manageable or stop.
- Primidone Information for Consumers
- Primidone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Primidone (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I see one doctor for parkinsons and one to get rid of heavy metals, so each prescibe different things
1 answer • 13 Mar 2010
... depersion. I take 250 mg. 1 am and 2 pm. My primidone level is very high. Doctor told me to take one at night. I don't think I should cut ...
2 answers • 2 Jan 2014
1 answer • 3 Oct 2014
I have been taking effexor for about 6 years, and managing anxiety quite well for that time. Now diagnosed with early onset Parkinsons desease, and ...
1 answer • 27 Feb 2015
I am taking many supplements to help with my Parkinsons, such as Lions Mane, L-Citrulline, Zinc, DL-Phenylalanine, IP-6 & Inositol. I read that ...
0 answers • 19 Apr 2015