68 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine

Oct 1, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (depressed mood, sleepiness, dizzy spells, mood swings, anxious mood, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this was the most awful medication i have ever taken in my hole entire life, i was always dizzy, felt depressed, couldn't concentrate, always tired. just awful.

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Sep 8, 2010 (Started Aug 11, 1968)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (bleed easily)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Intermitinent bleeding problems and then clotting became a problem and it was discussed to take the Tegretol XR and that helped. The symptoms were not so bad.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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May 14, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

Jun 20, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seizures)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My wife sets out all my medications. otherwise I know that I would forget often. Have someone help remind you.

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