119 patient evaluations for Topiramate

Nov 6, 2007 (Started Oct 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (head tingling, visual hallucinations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication was only minimally effective at best, but with the side effects even that much was hard to tell. I had regular visual hallucinations in my peripheral vision.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: head tingling, visual hallucinations

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2007 (Started May 31, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (seizures, lack of motivation, loss of weight, metallic taste in mouth, weight loss, decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: NEVER take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2004 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (head tingling, nausea, mood swings, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be very careful with this medication and take as directed. Make sure to follow directions if you need to stop this medication due to serious side effects and withdrawls including seizures.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: head tingling, nausea, mood swings, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks
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