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Tridione

TRIDIONE®
(trimethadione) Tablets

BECAUSE OF ITS POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE FETAL MALFORMATIONS AND SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS, TRIDIONE (trimethadione) SHOULD ONLY BE UTILIZED WHEN OTHER LESS TOXIC DRUGS HAVE BEEN FOUND INEFFECTIVE IN CONTROLLING PETIT MAL SEIZURES.

DRUG DESCRIPTION

TRIDIONE (trimethadione) is an antiepileptic agent. An oxazolidinedione compound, it is chemically identified as 3,5,5-trimethyloxozolidine-2,4-dione, and has the following structural formula:

TRIDIONE® 
  (trimethadione) Structural Formula Illustration

TRIDIONE is a synthetic, water-soluble, white, crystalline powder. It is supplied in tablets for oral use only.

Inactive Ingredients

150 mg Dulcet Tablet: Corn starch, lactose, magnesium stearate, magnesium trisilicate, sucrose and natural/synthetic flavor.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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