70 patient evaluations for Divalproex sodium

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micamAnicDuDe1983
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micamAnicDuDe1983
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
33 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
ADHD

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Aug 17, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild (Agitation with restlessness, Drowsiness, Hair loss, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Agitation with restlessness, Hair loss, Drowsiness

Aug 2, 2009 (Started Jun 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Agitation with restlessness, Drowsiness, Hair loss, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Well I don't like the fact that this drug is causing my hair to come out. And it did help with my mood but I'm coming off this drug and I'm starting Seroquil in it's place.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Agitation with restlessness, Hair loss, Drowsiness

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crissyrae
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crissyrae
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 2
External Stress: Severe
42 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

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Aug 3, 2009 (Started Jul 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 20, 2009 (Started Jul 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

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grandma2009
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grandma2009
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Mar 26, 2009 (Started Aug 21, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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hdno1
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hdno1
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: All
Stickman: most
Description:F63y
FM:18y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 24, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Feb 24, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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pinkgirl82
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pinkgirl82
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 34
Condition: 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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Jan 8, 2009 (Started Dec 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar rapid cycling)
  • side effects
    Mild (Thirst, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have only been taking this medicine just over a week and it seems to be working so far. I have experienced some very unpredictable nausea/vomitting. Its not every time I take it and it comes completely out of nowhere. Its weird. One minute I'm fine, then all of a sudden I'm running to the bathroom to get sick, then I'm completely fine again. I haven't really had any upset stomach, which makes this even more bizarre. I'm hoping this will go away with time.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Nausea, Nausea

Dec 31, 2008 (Started Dec 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar rapid cycling)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Nausea, Nausea

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GeneralFoster
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GeneralFoster
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 45
Condition: 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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Jan 3, 2009 (Started Sep 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Hair thinning, Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med takes a few weeks or even more to be fully effective.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Hair thinning, Tiredness

Nov 28, 2008 (Started Sep 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Hair thinning, Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Side effects: Hair thinning, Tiredness

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rain or shine
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rain or shine
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: None
53 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jan 1, 2009 (Started Jun 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 13, 2008 (Started Jun 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't abruptly stop medication. Doing so may cause you to have a seizure
Cost: < $25 monthly

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BlueSunshyne
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BlueSunshyne
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
40 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar II

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Dec 31, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness, Diarrhea, Brain fog, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Up the dosage slowly, be patient.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue, Brain fog, Diarrhea, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Drowsiness

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Nicholas
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Nicholas
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 38
Condition: 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: vg

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Sep 22, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • side effects
    Mild (Nausea, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 375 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this medication to maintain my awareness. I know what it feels like to be completely depressed, sucidal, etc. I don't ever want to go back to that place.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue, Nausea

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Rebelor
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Rebelor
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 59y
  • Duration: 8 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
15 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Sep 18, 2008 (Started Jul 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Elevated liver enzymes, Extreme sedation, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Side effects: Weight gain

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