primidone - oral, Mysoline
GENERIC NAME: PRIMIDONE - ORAL (PRIM-i-done)
BRAND NAME(S): Mysoline
USES: This medication is used alone or with other medications to control seizures. Controlling and reducing seizures lets you do more of your normal daily activities, reduces your risk of harm when you lose consciousness, and lessens your risk for a possibly life-threatening condition of frequent, repeated seizures. Primidone belongs to a class of drugs known as barbiturate anticonvulsants. It works by controlling the abnormal electrical activity in the brain that occurs during a seizure.
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