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Review: could Primidone cause Abnormal dreams?

Summary: Abnormal dreams is reported only by a few people who take Primidone.

We study 2,670 people who have side effects while taking Primidone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Abnormal dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal dreams and more.

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Primidone

Primidone has active ingredients of primidone. It is often used in essential tremor. (latest outcomes from 2,789 Primidone users)

Abnormal dreams

Abnormal Dreams has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 15,275 Abnormal Dreams patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 2,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Primidone. Among them, 4 people (0.15%) have Abnormal Dreams.

Trend of Abnormal dreams in Primidone reports

Time on Primidone when people have Abnormal dreams * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Primidone * :

FemaleMale
Abnormal dreams75.00%25.00%

Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Primidone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abnormal dreams0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

Severity of Abnormal dreams when taking Primidone ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Abnormal dreams ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Depression (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Tremor (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Burning sensation (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Provigil (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Plavix (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Other respiratory system products (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Keppra (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    In 2005 I had NMS, which was not detected by my drs for 4 months. I'd been on Lexapro & Seroquel for 2 yrs, but was weaned from Lexapro & placed on Lamictal 3/05. Began getting low-grade fevers, which I was told were not caused by the Lamictal. I quit taking it anyway, fevers (along with uncontrollable shivering) continued & got higher. By 5/05 my temps were reaching 105 deg F. Husband said I became combative, refused to go to hospital. Early June/05 he came home to find me wrapped in blankets, with a temp over 105 F. He tried to place me in a tub of cold water, said I was rigid & screamed when he tried to move me. I was in the tub, speaking "in tongues" (his description, I have no memory of this). He called 911, took me to hospital. I woke, no idea where I was or why. After a lumbar puncture & 2 days in ICU I went home. The fevers continued...2 weeks later he came home to find me wrapped in sheets, towels, blankets, with the heat on full (it was in the 90's outside) he called ambulance again. I awoke to find myself under an ice blanket with nurses pushing large vials of dantrolene into both arms, several liters. Another LP, a stint in ICU...this time they told me it was NMS. The dr who dxd me said he was surprised I was alive, & not a vegetable, as my temp had peaked at 109 deg F. I suffered brain damage; short-term memory loss, brain can't control my body temp, my blood pressure went up. An arteriogram showed completely healthy heart & arteries, no plaque at all. I lost all body fat as well as some muscle mass. The fevers continued even after stopping the Seroquel. I visited my PCP for a checkup in 9/05, temp was normal. I started shuddering, my temp went up a full degree every 5 minutes. PCP admitted me to ER, my heart rate was over 272 B/M; they stopped my heart 3 times to "reset" it, which didn't work. I spent 3 days in hospital. Several months later my P doc tried me on Lamictal alone; I got Stevens-Johnson syndrome. I stopped the drug as soon as the signs appeared. I've been untreated, except for Neurontin & Primidone, until my manic episodes became unlivable. 3 weeks ago I went 8 days with no sleep, became psychotic. My P doc gave me Trileptal, which has evened my moods, but I've been getting low-grade fevers (highest was 103.6). Would having had NMS in the past make me more prone to falling to it again with the Trileptal? It's the only new med I've taken in over a year.
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    I had a dream in which I was aware of everything that was happening in the room around me, but purely auditory, I could hear the tv sound plainly but everything visual was very blurred.

    I tried to stand and was unable to balance myself. When I forced myself to my feet, I tried to call for help and someones arms and hands tried to help me stand and walk but I kept falling backwards to the couch on which I was sleeping.

    My wife was in the room and I tried calling out to her for help. I could only say her name and no matter how hard I tried to speak all that came out was a week, distorted sound of her name.

    This continued for several minutes. I finally forced myself awake but for a few moments I was extremely confused.

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