68 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine

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Jul 7, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 1976)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Double vision (diplopia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Double vision (diplopia)

Jan 1, 1980 (Started Jan 01, 1976)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Double vision (diplopia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Double vision (diplopia)

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Jun 1, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Reccommended medication for Bipolar- I have had episodes whilst taking this. Don't like having to take long term chemicals/
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Edema of extremities, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: still have convulsions
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Edema of extremities

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just follow perscriptions your doctor gives you
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Edema of extremities

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Dec 10, 2010 (Started Jul 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For ME the generics work well.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2010 (Started Apr 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Didn't really fell much effect.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2010 (Started Nov 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2010 (Started Oct 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Short term memory problems, Forgetfulness, Problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Side effects: Short term memory problems, Forgetfulness, Problems concentrating, Problems concentrating

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 6, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Facial hair excessive)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it works great for me ..
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Facial hair excessive

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 21, 2010 (Started Jun 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i make sure to drink lots of water and get lots of sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness, Dizziness

Aug 19, 2010 (Started Jun 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: its an older generation of therapy but it still works and is cheap. takes a good 3 weeks to get used to medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness, Dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks
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