90 patient evaluations for Levetiracetam

vjwebb59
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vjwebb59
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 21, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 4500 mg Daily

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InIt4theParking
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InIt4theParking
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 33y
  • Duration: 6 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
22 seizures
4 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 5, 2009 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you feel INCREDIBLY ANGRY on this medicine and you don't know why -- tell someone. If you feel the sudden need to grab knives, and you don't know why -- TELL SOMEONE. If you feel horrible about yourself and that your disease and you may be the cause of all of the problems of everyone you love: CALL YOUR NEUROLOGIST IMMEDIATELY.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Suicidal ideation

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kg10043
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kg10043
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 59y
  • Duration: 45 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
4 seizures
154 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 9, 2008 (Started Sep 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: Don't even start taking it.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Balance problems, Eyes wander out of sync, Glaucoma (Both eyes)

Nov 9, 2007 (Started Sep 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do not even start with Keppra
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Balance problems, Eyes wander out of sync, Glaucoma (Both eyes)

Nov 8, 2007 (Started Sep 03, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When they gave me the initial level to start taking it I had no side effects that I was aware of. I was told it was a dosage belwo therapeutic and after 2 weeks they increased it. By the second day my eyes would not function together. I saw 2 images and it was like the eyes were just wandering around to look at things randomly and continuously. The 2 were not in synch at all and I had no sense of balance to even sit up in a chair without holding on to a desk or something.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Balance problems, Eyes wander out of sync, Glaucoma (Both eyes)

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shuffles
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shuffles
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 9, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it has taken care of my focal seizures but it took a while to find the right dosage.
Side effects: Sleepiness, Decreased appetite

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Aaerius
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Aaerius
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 23 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
0 seizures
140 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 1, 2008 (Started Apr 06, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this is a wonder drug along with depakote er.

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Impy Ann1
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Impy Ann1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Mar 18, 2008 (Started Nov 16, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Keppra worked only on the visual disturbances but did not prevent or stop migraines for me.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

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Zarabtul
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Zarabtul
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 34y
  • Duration: 32 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
9 seizures
115 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 1, 2008 (Started Feb 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 250 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: Too many medicines mixed for too long I had to stop treatment on this due to hallucinations and schizophrenia being a strong determining factor in my future medicine choices. It caused me to rage as well.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Rage

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Jessie02
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Jessie02
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 24y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
this week
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 1, 2006 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (complex partial): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (simple partial): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (absence or petit mal): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Drop attacks: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Myoclonic seizures: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

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Tegid
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Tegid
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 48y
  • Duration: 13 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
65 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 15, 2006 (Started Sep 15, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Unbearable insomnia and mental burden.

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pheonix61
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pheonix61
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 63
Condition: COPD 43 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
COPD

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Oct 12, 2001 (Started Jul 26, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: With this drug I not only had moderate to severe diarhea it also increased my seziures 10 fold. In truth I had more Status attacks than any other time or with any other treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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