119 patient evaluations for Topiramate

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Nov 13, 2013 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair loss, auras, weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Slowly top up on this medication to reduce side effects and help your body get used to it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2014 (Started May 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for persistent aura without infarction)
  • Side effects
    Severe (electric shock sensation in feet)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Worked for awhile, but the electric shocks to my feet grew to be unbearable and lasted for up to 5 mins. which doesn't sound bad, but it was extreme as if I was being electrocuted
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 15, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fuzzy thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Switched to Botox shots for migraine; work just as well

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2013 (Started Dec 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2013 (Started Oct 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for neuropathic pain- waist down and hands)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 26, 2013 (Started Feb 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 19, 2013 (Started Nov 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I liked this med it just got to expensive for me

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2014 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for oscillopsia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pseudobulbar affect)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2014 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pins and needles, dry mouth, pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

Dec 20, 2014 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pins and needles, dry mouth, pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

Apr 14, 2013 (Started Feb 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pins and needles, dry mouth, pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Always make sure you titrate up slowly with this medication. If you come down, titrate down. Never jump up or down.

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