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Drug InteractionsPrimidone can potentially interact with several other medications (see Drug Interactions With Primidone).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking primidone if you have:
- Anemia or any other blood disorder
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Primidone and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Primidone and Breastfeeding).
What If I Take an Overdose?Little information is available regarding what exactly to expect from an overdose with primidone. Based on barbiturate overdoses (which should be similar), people who take too much may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Drowsiness and fatigue
- A spinning sensation (vertigo)
- Slurred speech
- Coordination problems
- Paranoia (paranoid feelings and thoughts)
- Difficulty breathing
- A rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or slow heart rate (bradycardia)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Low body temperature (hypothermia)