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Brand name: Mysoline TM

Active ingredients: primidone

What it is used for

Management of grand mal and psychomotor (temporal lobe) epilepsy. It is also of value in the management of focal or jacksonian seizures, myoclonic jerks and akinetic attacks.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White or virtually white, round biconvex, uncoated tablets, intagliated with an "M" on each side of a bisecting line on one face and plain on the other.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient primidone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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