2 patient evaluations for rufinamide

Oct 28, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since lowering my dosage from 4 to1. I have 3 bottles that should last a year So did not order them this month.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 3, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I changed from taking 4 to what i take now, 1. AHCCCS would save $2,358.00
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 4, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Aug 4, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On 7/19/18 the doctor lowered it from 1600 mg to 800 mg. Then on 8/1/18 it was lowered to 400 mg pill at night. It is a very pricey medication so sure the insurance will be happy about this.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 2, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jun 4, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

May 9, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Apr 6, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 8, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 8, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 13, 2018 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Refilled all 6 of my meds. Only 4 were refilled. The Aptiom and Onfi both need a prior auth. They were called in 1/8/18, still not ready as of 1/13/18. The insurance company is denying them.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 14, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 16, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Aug 23, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 25, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jun 29, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

May 30, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Apr 28, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Apr 5, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: a refill was just called in last month. Got a phone call 3/29/2017 saying you have a script ready. I called the pharmacy and they said a refill was recently sent in by my doctor.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 8, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: ordered 3/01/17, refilled 3/07/17. Blamed doctor's office for not authorizing it on time.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 11, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 6, 2017 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 11, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 19, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 14, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 17, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Aug 17, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 20, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jun 22, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

May 24, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Took way longer then it should have.  He said give him at least 5 days.  I  did call the refill in within 5 days but Kmart had not transfered it yet, so Victor told me to call back in a day or 2.  Whhich I did but it still was not transferedd yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Apr 26, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 31, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: refill requested 3/22 and got it 3/29.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 2, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 5, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 7, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 15, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: filled: 12/6/15, no documentation.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 12, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 21, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: wasnt there 10/18, but was filled 10/16.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 23, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Aug 25, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 30, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 3, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jun 2, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

May 9, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Apr 15, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 18, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Mar 13, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 19, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 12, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 6, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: best medication I have been on. DON'T wanna decrease it. I used to take 3 in am and 2 in pm in february of 2/14.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 27, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 21, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Kmart pharmacist explained that even though the retail price is 2063 they may be only contracted to pay AHCCCS 1800.00 so do not go by retail price to figure cap. Something NO pharmacist has ever explained. Why all my scripts are know with Kmart.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 20, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 14, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pricey.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 3, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pricey but works.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 24, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 23, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Moving to Kmart.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 18, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Dec 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 28, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 18, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: curious to raising it back to 3 im am and 2 in pm (150) instead of 2 and 2. Im tired of these 15-30 seizures a week.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Nov 3, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 24, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 21, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 14, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 11, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 5, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Oct 2, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 27, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 26, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: AHCCCS saved 710.55 on this med.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 25, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: In May Dr. Labiner was going to lower Banzel 1/2 every two weeks the additional seizures were tolerable till 1 1/2 bid. so I icreased it two pills BID.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 23, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 21, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 20, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 18, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 17, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pills are 15.79
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 6, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Sep 3, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Aug 25, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: tried lowering it. but when I got to 1.5 twice a day seizure were approx. 20 a week.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jul 15, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jun 2, 2012 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Feb 21, 2011 (Started Oct 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

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Oct 27, 2010 (Started Sep 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (daytime sleepiness, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The first 2 weeks taking medication no seizures. After that went back to 1 to o2 seizures per week. I've gained painful seizures seems to develop about a day before a seizure, but not always.
Side effects: headaches, daytime sleepiness

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