8 patient evaluations for Brain surgery

Jun 19, 2015 (Started Jun 19, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Participate in clinical trial)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 20, 2011 (Started Jan 20, 1986)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: after surgery seizure free prob 20 + years . then they came back no warning and seems worse mabee I just forgot how bad till they returned. Dr. says it's scar tissue that is problem now he says suprised that I got as long as I did. all of wich made it harder to agree to a second surgery
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 14, 2008 (Started Oct 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stopped working)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 other One time
Advice & Tips: This was the SURGICAL treatment that for months I tested for and the surgery produced a seizure free person! I'm still taking Keppra, but I was also on Trileptal (and that caused me some major problems right after surgery; put me back into the hospital for another week). But I'm doing great!
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: stopped working

  • 5 helpful marks
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