PRIMIDONE- primidone tablet
NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs
PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP
Read this Medication Guide before you start taking primidone tablets, USP and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking to your healthcare provider about your medical condition or treatment.
What is the most important information I should know about PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Do not stop taking primidone tablets, USP without first talking to your healthcare provider.
Stopping primidone tablets, USP suddenly can cause serious problems.
Primidone tablets, USP can cause serious side effects, including:
1. Like other antiepileptic drugs, primidone tablets, USP may cause suicidal thoughts or actions in a very small number of people, about 1 in 500.
Call a healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you:
How can I watch for early symptoms of suicidal thoughts and actions?
Call your healthcare provider between visits as needed, especially if you are worried about symptoms.
Do not stop primidone tablets, USP without first talking to a healthcare provider.
Suicidal thoughts or actions can be caused by things other than medicines. If you have suicidal thoughts or actions, your healthcare provider may check for other causes.
What is PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Primidone tablets, USP is a prescription medicine used alone or with other medicines to treat people with:
Who should not take PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Do not take primidone tablets, USP if you:
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Before you take primidone tablets, USP, tell your healthcare provider if you:
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Taking primidone tablets, USP with certain other medicines can cause side effects or affect how well they work. Do not start or stop other medicines without talking to your healthcare provider.
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your healthcare provider and pharmacist each time you get a new medicine.
How should I take PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Take primidone tablets, USP exactly as prescribed. Your healthcare provider will tell you how much primidone tablets, USP to take and when to take it.
What should I avoid while taking PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
What are the possible side effects of PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
See "What is the most important information I should know about PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?".
Primidone tablets, USP may cause other serious side effects including:
The most common side effects of primidone tablets, USP include:
These are not all the possible side effects of primidone tablets, USP. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
How should I store PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Store primidone tablets, USP at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C) in a well-closed container.
Keep primidone tablets, USP and all medicines out of the reach of children.
General Information about PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use primidone tablets, USP for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give primidone tablets, USP to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.
This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about primidone tablets, USP. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about primidone tablets, USP that is written for health professionals. For more information, call Lannett Company, Inc. at 800-325-9994.
What are the ingredients in PRIMIDONE TABLETS, USP?
Active Ingredient: primidone
Inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, acacia, methylcellulose, magnesium stearate, and sodium starch glycolate
Lannett Company, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA 19136
Issued November 2010
This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration