35 patient evaluations for Divalproex sodium with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Dec 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar manic episodes)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's also indicated for migraines and I've noticed I have headaches less often.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 13, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The medication worked well but the weight gain was not good for me so if you have a weight problem to the heavy side you need to be very cause with how you take this and how your diet is monitored.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this medication due to the fact that I had to stay on the line of non toxic and toxic and did not want to take a medication that I was required to monitor blood levels.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 19, 2009 (Started Jan 06, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor(s), problems concentrating, drowsiness, slowed thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Side effects: problems concentrating, drowsiness, tremor(s), slowed thinking, memory problems

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2009 (Started Sep 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, hair thinning)
  • 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 (tiredness, hair thinning)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Side effects: hair thinning, tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks
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