71 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine

Kitten24
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Kitten24
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 49y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
38 seizures
1 week ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 20, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Course of treatment ended. Replaced slowly by Epilim Chrono for better seizure control and mood stabilization, memory. Is working.

Jul 8, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Neurologist is putting me onto Epilim chrono instead starting in 4 days' time - slow transition - because of severe memory problems and no seizure control. Had two seizures in his waiting room. Told him suicidal, sobbed.

Jul 5, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Initially prescribed by psychiatrist as mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder. Kept on for that and epilepsy. No physical side-effects. But absolutely appalling memory seems a universal experience with this drug.

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moorestorms
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moorestorms
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
36 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Feb 23, 2014 (Started May 23, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar mixed episodes: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

May 28, 2013 (Started May 23, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar mixed episodes: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

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w76b
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w76b
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 60y
  • Duration: 9 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
3 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 14, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

Jun 20, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My wife sets out all my medications. otherwise I know that I would forget often. Have someone help remind you.

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CaitlinNatalie
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CaitlinNatalie
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 19y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: None
1 seizure
105 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 1, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this was the most awful medication i have ever taken in my hole entire life, i was always dizzy, felt depressed, couldn't concentrate, always tired. just awful.

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shell052169
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shell052169
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 45y
  • Duration: 33 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
4 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Sep 13, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 17, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 9, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This works good if taken in the proper dosages if you take to much it makes you sleepy and feel like you are drunk. I have been overdosed by my previous doctor and it made me to where i could not even walk or talk properly.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 25, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1990)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am a very bad epileptic this drug did not control my siezures. I have taken it for a very long time and it takes a lot to remember to take it as often as I have to so I guess I don't have much good to say. I must say I do not have anything bad to say about this drug. I can't tell of any side effects that I noticed. I was told that it takes vitamin-B from your body. I do have to take vitamin-B 12 for the rest of my life also but I can't say that it all came directly from this drug. I have been on so many different pills.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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johnwilliams214
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johnwilliams214
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 38y
  • Duration: 20 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
2 seizures
67 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 25, 2012 (Started May 07, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No real side effects for me, as with any meds, watch alcohol intake. Don't ever not take it btw - went 3 days once and 3rd day had a seizure...I have never procrastinated again about going to get my meds.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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moniq118
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moniq118
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 33y
  • Duration: 5 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
118 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 26, 2012 (Started May 07, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

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chasam
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chasam
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 39y
  • Duration: 37 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
127 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 27, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 1987)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: get them blister packed, its helped me alot, can look at the pack and confirm if ive taken them or not
Cost: < $25 monthly

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wandering33
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wandering33
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 40y
  • Duration: 13 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
44 seizures
15 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 19, 2012 (Started Jul 31, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication is used for several different ailments. Including bipolar, schizophrenia. This medication is at the max for any adult , 1200mg day and still does not work side by side with keppra. It is supposed to affect the left temporal lobe and stop seizures where it starts, i give it a 0 out of 10.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Erin L
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Erin L
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 22 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
132 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Feb 20, 2012 (Started Jan 15, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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