68 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine

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et3nick
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et3nick
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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May 12, 2010 (Started Aug 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark
JesswithMS
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JesswithMS
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Apr 30, 2003 (Started Feb 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness, Mood swings, Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take medication as prescribed. If you need to stop medication make sure you wean yourself off of the drug according to your doctor due to causing very severe side effects including seizures.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite, Mood swings, Dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks
spider
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spider
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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Aug 23, 2008 (Started Jan 12, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg/5 mL Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
thedogmother
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thedogmother
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F60y
FM:10y
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 25, 2009 (Started Apr 30, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
MSGIRLINME
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MSGIRLINME
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

Jan 3, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
katonah
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katonah
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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Jul 3, 2009 (Started Dec 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Severe (Increased fatigue, Mood swings, Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Have your CBC done often, every two months at least.
Side effects: Increased appetite, Increased fatigue, Mood swings

Dec 16, 2008 (Started Dec 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Mild (Increased fatigue, Mood swings, Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 x 100 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: I am taking 400mg in a slow release pill twice a day. It has been wonderful in relieving pain. I still have numbness in my hands but I can live with it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite, Increased fatigue, Mood swings

Oct 29, 2008 (Started Dec 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Increased fatigue, Mood swings, Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Has worked well for me, especially for most of my nerve pain.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite, Increased fatigue, Mood swings

  • 0 helpful marks
WILLIAM BAJCZ
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WILLIAM BAJCZ
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Nov 2, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Trigeminal neuralgia (trigeminal nerve pain))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I recomend this treatment and dosage.

  • 0 helpful marks
LinR
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LinR
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Left Eye : moderate
Right Eye : none
Sensation : moderate
Overall : mild
Swallowing : moderate
Arms : moderate
Legs : moderate
Bladder/Bowel : mild
Spinal Cord : mild
I am: g
I have:
NMO

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Dec 7, 2009 (Started Jul 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Tonic spasms)
  • side effects
    Mild (Muscle jerks)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Since I have been NMO IgG positive, but no clue yet as to whether I have relapsing NMO, my neuro said he didn't know if this medicine was doing any good or not. We are under "watchfful waiting" to see if I have another episode. I have only had one so far and hope that's all!!
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Muscle jerks

  • 0 helpful marks
dbrothe
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dbrothe
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 17 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
0 seizures
296 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Dec 16, 2009 (Started Nov 15, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • side effects
    Mild (Increased fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
Ramilla
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Ramilla
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Nov 10, 2005 (Started Oct 03, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started taking this as a treatment for Muscle Spazms on the whole right side of my body during my second MS attack. It worked almost with the first dose, within a week I was no longer having Muscle Spazms at all, and within 3 weeks I was able to wean the dose down to half tab a day, then I discontinued completely. I now keep a bottle handy in case I have another attack, but so far I have not needed it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks
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