68 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine

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lianbuckett
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lianbuckett
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
52 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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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
chery59
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chery59
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57y
  • Duration: 47 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
257 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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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

  • 0 helpful marks
bo0990
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bo0990
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 64y
  • Duration: 9 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
296 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
allanbruce
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allanbruce
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
56 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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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
Eddie the Poet
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Eddie the Poet
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 54y
  • Duration: 54 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
4 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 18, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 1986)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Seizures (complex partial))
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Modaddy_TN
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Modaddy_TN
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 36y
  • Duration: 13 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
0 seizures
281 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
silver vixen
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silver vixen
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 31y
  • Duration: 26 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
0 seizures
293 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
jb56hick
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jb56hick
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 15 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
293 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
yoursolutionforlife
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yoursolutionforlife
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 18 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
? seizures
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
globalgal
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globalgal
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 49y
  • Duration: 39 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
316 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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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

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