(primidone, USP) Anticonvulsant
Chemical name: 5-ethyldihydro-5-phenyl-4,6 (1H, 5H)-pyrimidinedione. Structural formula:
Mysoline (primidone) is a white, crystalline, highly stable substance, M.P. 279-284°C. It is poorly soluble in water (60 mg per 100 mL at 37°C) and in most organic solvents. It possesses no acidic properties, in contrast to its barbiturate analog.
Mysoline (primidone) 50 mg and 250 mg tablets contain the following inactive ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, NF; Lactose, USP; Methylcellulose, USP; Sodium Starch Glycolate, NF; Talc, USP; Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, NF; Magnesium Stearate, NF; Water, USP, Purified.
Mysoline (primidone) 250 mg tablets also contain Yellow Iron Oxide, NF.
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/12/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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