My mom has been taking primidone 14 days and does not take naps anymore and is not sleepy. Sometimes she has to take a sleeping pill at night now.
Sleepnessness is not a known side effect of Primidone, however it may be possible that it is the cause. Just let her doctor know.
The other known side effects of Primidone are:
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Primidone:
Dizziness; drowsiness; incoordination; lightheadedness; loss of appetite; nausea; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Primidone:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); decreased sexual ability; double vision or unusual eye movements; fever; mood or mental changes; unusual tiredness or weakness.
- Primidone Information for Consumers
- Primidone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Primidone (detailed)
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