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Who Should Not Take Primidone?

You should not take primidone if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Mysoline, primidone, or any of the inactive components used to make primidone. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are allergic to phenobarbital (Luminal®), a very similar medication.
  • Have porphyria.
     

Precautions and Warnings With Primidone: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which primidone should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific primidone warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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