7 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine with a burden rating of Very

CutiePengu
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CutiePengu
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 51y
  • Duration: 45 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
1 week ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 20, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be aware of all the side affects of a medication that your doctor wants you to take. Make sure you remind your doctor that you are allergic to certain medicines. Always make sure that your doctor listens to you, as mine did not and she did not want to change me back to my Depakote.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
sepiam
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sepiam
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 4
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: None
36 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
ADHD/ADD

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May 3, 2009 (Started Sep 03, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark
Alicialeeanne
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Alicialeeanne
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Moderate
32 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Apr 22, 2009 (Started Apr 22, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Insomnia, Weight gain, Nightmares, Nausea, Problems concentrating, Dizziness, Problems concentrating

  • 1 helpful mark
SimplyCami
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SimplyCami
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 0
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
48 F
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Apr 1, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I'm in the midst of finding a better Psychiatrist, so the last 2 months regular Dr. has been perscribing the meds as noted. Once I go back to a psychiatrist I will have him replace the Lamictal
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Forgetting Words, Nausea, Headaches, Weight gain, Forgetfulness

  • 0 helpful marks
Towanda
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Towanda
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
60 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Feb 22, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar I Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Side effects were severe

  • 0 helpful marks
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
112 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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Aug 1, 2007 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wound up with the medicine causing my body to eat the skin off my hands and feet.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Rashes (redness, swelling), Rashes (redness, swelling)

  • 0 helpful marks
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
62 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Feb 15, 2004 (Started Oct 01, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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