119 patient evaluations for Topiramate

Apr 1, 2002 (Started Apr 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (acidosis)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Side effects: acidosis

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Jul 7, 2000 (Started May 28, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for BOTH EPILEPY AND PHYSCOSIS)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (ACUTE PHYSCOSIS WICH HAD TO BE TREATED WITH PROMAZINE 50 MG ORAL OR IM, psychotic symptoms (anxiety depression fear))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The impact this drug had on my social and my whole life were unpleasant, it was given me both to treat my epilepsy and physocis I was going through at the time. The only alternative was Carbamazipine which was ruled out due to severe liver damage. I was on a mental health unit at this time and was treated with it whilst in hospital
Cost: < $25 monthly

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