4 patient evaluations for Lacosamide taken for the purpose of 'Epilepsy' with a side effects rating of Mild

62SUMMERS
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62SUMMERS
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 52y
  • Duration: 23 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
6 seizures
68 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 31, 2012 (Started Jan 26, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have tried a long list of different seizure meds I feel for the most part the Vimpat seems to work the best for me. I would like to try to get off the other 2 seizure meds I take and just try the Vimpat alone. I have had a rough past couple of years seizure wise so I am very reluctant to try it tho.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Mood swings

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dtiller
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dtiller
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 42y
  • Duration: 14 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
181 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2 x 200 mg/20 mL Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

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sarbear87
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sarbear87
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 26y
  • Duration: 15 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
2 seizures
207 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 22, 2010 (Started Jun 02, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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blueeyedblonde
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 55y
  • Duration: 8 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
3 seizures
227 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 16, 2010 (Started Nov 13, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking 3000 mg of Keppra per day when I began taking Vimpat and had to reduce the dosage 500 mg every 2 weeks. I feel like a new person. I was having 3-4 seizures per week; now I am only having 2 maybe 3 a month- I haven't driven since my first seizure in 2006 (I have absence seizures ) due to the number of seizures per day, but that is a small price to pay for actually having a life with so few seizures now. I still take 500 mg topamax also to help with seizure and migraine control but to not walk around in a "drug induced fog" is a blessing!

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