117 patient evaluations for Topiramate

Nov 4, 2008 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (for Overall) (weight loss, yeast infection (candida))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: loss of appetite can be a plus or negative
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight loss, yeast infection (candida)

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Aug 26, 2008 (Started Sep 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (feet tingling, hands tingling, cachexia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: You must follow the directions to the letter. Topamax is risky for seizures if you don't take it properly. If you drop it suddenly, you may risk a seizure. Follow the drs orders, ask your doctore before you quit it, follow the orders to quit if you do.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: feet tingling, hands tingling, cachexia

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Aug 15, 2004 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (for Overall) (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

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