26 patient evaluations for Levetiracetam taken for the purpose of 'Epilepsy' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

dhaniboi
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dhaniboi
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 44y
  • Duration: 40 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
21 seizures
this week
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Feb 20, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: yesterday Dr. Labiner called in the script but its only for 1 500mg in am and 1 in pm.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 19, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 17, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I want Keppra at 3 in am, and 2 in pm. seizures have increased from 30-40 a month to over 300 a month.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 13, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 12, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 11, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Camber Pharmaceuticals causes more seizures. Try other manufacturer
Cost: $200+ monthly

Feb 6, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: would rather go off this is any. The name brand affects temper and the generic by Camber pharmaceuticals give me back pain, 2-5 on a 1-10 scale.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 30, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: hurts more above small of back. Closed to the middle.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 27, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 25, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lumbar seemed to hurt more after increase.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 24, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: upped yesterday. But so tired of the seizures, I am at 195+ for the past 4 months.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 23, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just told to increase it from 1000 mg BID to 1250 BID because seizures this past month from approx. 80 last month to almost 160 this month. The doctors nurse said he doesn't want me to decrease so many meds without his help, ALL the decreases were made by him throughout 2014.On my next appointment he still wants to get rid of a medication and work from there. hasn't he learned decreasing meds doesn't work. This is the medication I would choose to lose and have Banzel increased. Banzel has helped more than keppra or Levetiracetam. And I want tests to happen.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 20, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 12, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jan 3, 2015 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: felt better 2 days after starting this but now seizures are coming back.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 28, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 23, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Moving to Kmart.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 21, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Dec 18, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Nov 28, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: wanna talk about switching to the generic, Does Labiner reccomend or not?
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 18, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Nov 3, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 24, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 21, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can be ardumentative, but Onfi hass lessened that.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 7, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: lose temper at times but is easier to control unless the wrong nerve is hit.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 6, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: like to hear the price of keppra vs. keppra XR.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 2, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 27, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: FINALLY got the name brand. 1 more stressor down. AHCCCS pays for all but I list the price so I can keep track of it.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 26, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Sorry I tried to save those thanksless bastards at AHCCCS money. A new script was called in for the name brand but according the pharmacy tech. AHCCCS refused to honor it for 30 days so the tech. called and explained the mistake and its now fixed.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 25, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: hope this is fixed soon. Read to many bad stories about the generic. I can swear Dr. Labiner said I must stay on the name brand.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 23, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Today the number was changed from Keppra to Levetracetam. I asked Labiner if I should change while in a drug study and he said no. big price diff. The generic is 160.00 as oppsed to 1324.00
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 20, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 18, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 17, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pills are 8.02
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 15, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 6, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 3, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 31, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 25, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 3, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 21, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 12, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1995)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

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redsoxrich
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redsoxrich
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 36y
  • Duration: 10 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Left Temporal Lobectomy
0 seizures
2 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Feb 10, 2015 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Seizures: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lowers sex drive majorly but will kick your seizures butt,haven't had an episode in a long time.Will also make you tired but you can deal.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Want to be left alone

May 10, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Want to be left alone

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JohnJct34
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JohnJct34
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 42y
  • Duration: 42 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
13 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 29, 2014 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2010 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 13, 2010 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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OhtaharaPfffff
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OhtaharaPfffff
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 16y
  • Duration: 16 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Severe
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
100 seizures
9 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all

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moogie16
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moogie16
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jan 31, 2014 (Started Jan 30, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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robpedaz
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robpedaz
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 39y
  • Duration: 9 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
3 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Feb 08, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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simplesimon53
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simplesimon53
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 39y
  • Duration: 22 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
33 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 25, 2013 (Started Dec 13, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

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neuroplasticity
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neuroplasticity
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 55y
  • Duration: 42 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Extratemporal Resection
0 seizures
117 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 29, 2012 (Started Apr 12, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Vision loss in left side of visual field for both eyes, Nose itch, Paranoia

Jul 7, 2011 (Started Apr 12, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Vision loss in left side of visual field for both eyes, Nose itch, Paranoia

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Jennay
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Jennay
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 32y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
126 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Sep 23, 2012 (Started Sep 09, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

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Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 34y
  • Duration: 32 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
141 weeks ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 28, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Worked with Depakote to completely control seizures, when it was started the second time only partial control was achieved.

Jul 15, 2009 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked with Depakote to completely control seizures, when it was started the second time only partial control was achieved.

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