65 patient evaluations for Divalproex sodium

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Jun 23, 2010 (Started Jun 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased anger)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It added to my anger as well as my paranoia. I would get headaches and my eating had decreased.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased anger

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Jun 21, 2010 (Started Apr 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily

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Jun 4, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (decreased sex drive (libido), tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Watch weight strictly. Anorgasmia. No libido.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido)

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (decreased sex drive (libido), tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido)

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (decreased sex drive (libido), tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido)

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May 15, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I could not tell
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 4, 2010 (Started Apr 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i get so tired in the afternoon......
Side effects: sleepiness

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May 3, 2010 (Started Jun 14, 1995)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have found Depakote to work well for me with the Carbamazepine and Zonasimide combined together.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 28, 2010 (Started Nov 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (cranky)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: cranky

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Apr 7, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (chronic diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It has caused severe diarrhea ever since I started taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: chronic diarrhea

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (chronic diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It has caused fatigue, an increase in weight and massive amounts of diahhrea. In contrast, os all medications I have taken for seizures it controls them the best for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: chronic diarrhea

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Mar 23, 2010 (Started Mar 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures (complex partial))
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

Dec 21, 2009 (Started Mar 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 11, 2010 (Started Mar 14, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I measure my medicine out in a seven-day reminder container, so I dont forget to take the medicine. I have been free from Major tonic-clonic seizures for over 12 years, now.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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