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How does primidone work?

Primidone is an anti-seizure medicine that makes it harder for neurons (the nerve cells in the brain) to respond to electrical signal. Primidone is classified as a barbiturate; medicines in this class depress activity in many parts of the brain and make seizures less likely to happen.

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