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The following side effects, some of them serious, have been associated with the use of TRIDIONE (trimethadione).
Drowsiness usually subsides with continued therapy. If it persists, a reduction in dosage is indicated.
Bleeding gums, epistaxis, retinal and petechial hemorrhages, vaginal bleeding, neutropenia, leukopenia, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, hypoplastic anemia, and fatal aplastic anemia.
Fatal nephrosis has occurred.
Hepatitis has been reported rarely.
A myasthenia gravis-like syndrome has been reported.
Read the Tridione (trimethadione tablets) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
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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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