68 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine

Mar 14, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness/walking like I'm drunk, poor lip closure, numbness in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 30, 2014 (Started Dec 08, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Substance abuse)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness, slowed thinking, feeling of hopeless and irremediable social/emotional isolation, depressed mood, depression with suicidal thoughts, overwhelming fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2014 (Started Dec 08, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Substance abuse)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Severe (daytime sleepiness, slowed thinking, feeling of hopeless and irremediable social/emotional isolation, depressed mood, depression with suicidal thoughts, overwhelming fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was supposed to help bring my mania down but it takes away the drive to live completely. All I want to do is sleep and it has affected my day to day functioning. If you battle with a drive to live I would discuss this with your doctor before starting this treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 29, 2014 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

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

Dec 28, 2010 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 13, 2010 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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