35 patient evaluations for Oxcarbazepine

kaitmeister
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kaitmeister
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
27 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Nov 14, 2015 (Started May 14, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Fatigue, Deadened emotions)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
dhaniboi
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dhaniboi
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 45y
  • Duration: 41 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
2 seizures
this week
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 29, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jul 14, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Dizziness/walking like I'm drunk, Dizziness and lightheadedness that travels up from upper back into head, Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Dizziness, Feeling strange)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: going to start switching me to Aptiom day by day. 200 mg Aptiom, trileptal 300 twice a day for 1st week. increase Aptiom to 400 mg, decrease trileptal to 300 once a day. increase Aptiom to 600 mg a day, stop trileptal. take Aptiom only in pm.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jul 3, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jun 2, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

May 9, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Apr 13, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Mar 18, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Feb 19, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Feb 12, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Feb 6, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When I was on just Trileptal and Keppra this was my favorite.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jan 27, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Dizziness, Feeling strange)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: rather decrease this.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jan 26, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Dizziness, Feeling strange)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: of all I tried this increased less seizures.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jan 20, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jan 3, 2015 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Been transfered to Kmart.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Dec 23, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Dec 18, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Nov 28, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Nov 18, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Nov 3, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Oct 24, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Oct 21, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Oct 17, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Oct 9, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 25, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr. Labiner tried to cut this by 1/2 a pill for 2 weeks. Seizures increased by approx. 30-40 a week. So I increased this one back and cut Keppra two a day 2 1/2 a day without seeing additional seizures.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 18, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 17, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pills are 1.07 each
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 16, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 15, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 10, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 6, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Sep 4, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Aug 25, 2014 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: tried lowering the dosage but seizures increase by an extra 30 a week.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jun 2, 2012 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Dizziness, Feeling strange)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Feb 21, 2011 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Jan 2, 2011 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

May 25, 2010 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Dizziness, Feeling strange)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if taken any closer than 12 hours apart I get a groggy, dizzy, drunk feeling.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

Mar 12, 2010 (Started May 01, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I feel groggy and drunk feeling when I take my doses closer than 12 hours apart.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lightheadedness, Drunk feeling, Feeling strange, Dizziness

  • 1 helpful mark
kljones
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kljones
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 21, 2013 (Started Nov 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain in gums)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Weakness in legs)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
chrissysaurus
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chrissysaurus
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 30y
  • Duration: 11 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
35 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 17, 2013 (Started Mar 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Word fishing, Blurry vision, Weight gain, Restlessness, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Restlessness, Blurry vision, Word fishing

May 31, 2012 (Started Mar 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Word fishing, Blurry vision, Weight gain, Restlessness, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ever since I started taking Trileptal, its been an interesting experience. It has tamed my seizures somewhat, but not on its own. The side effects can be annoying sometimes, and has lowered by blood sodium several times (gotta be careful for that!) Beware of drowsiness and possible weight gain!
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Restlessness, Blurry vision, Word fishing

  • 0 helpful marks
Jennay
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Jennay
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 33y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
175 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 21, 2012 (Started Oct 17, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 11 x 300 mg/5 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
58 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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Aug 20, 2012 (Started Feb 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Mood swings)
  • Side Effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 300 mg/5 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
myfitnessinfits
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myfitnessinfits
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 37y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
4 seizures
180 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Aug 14, 2012 (Started Mar 08, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Mild (Poor working memory)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
carriejean_2001
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carriejean_2001
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 32y
  • Duration: 14 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
5 seizures
206 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Dec 15, 2011 (Started Aug 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Seizures (complex partial))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 14, 2010 (Started Aug 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Seizures (complex partial))
  • Side Effects
    Moderate (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Unless I take this on a very full stomach it makes me very sleepy so I recommend eating a very large breakfast before taking it in the mornings. However, I take twice as much at night and cannot sleep, I don't understand that. Either way if you are taking this medication in the morning there is a good chance it is going to make you want to go back to bed.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
sammydog
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sammydog
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 31, 2011 (Started Jan 10, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (high sodium levels)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've had major problems w/high sodium levels from this. Passed out and was hospitalized for 3 weeks. But, it helps a lot with my leg, butt, low back pain. Had to gradually get used to lower dose; still wish I could take more.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
neuroplasticity
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neuroplasticity
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 56y
  • Duration: 42 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Extratemporal Resection
0 seizures
167 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 7, 2011 (Started May 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Emotional lability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Emotional lability

Aug 9, 2009 (Started May 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Epilepsy)
  • Side Effects
    Severe (Emotional lability)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Emotional lability

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