4 patient evaluations for Topiramate with a adherence rating of Never taken as prescribed

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Sep 19, 2017 (Started Jul 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 29, 2010 (Started Jul 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: 1. I feel groggy for about 12+ hours after taking this medication. I usually have to resort to taking Caffeine pills as a small "pick-me-up". 2. No unexpected benefits 3. Too sleepy to function to full capability.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

  • 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

Oct 5, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: on vacation forgot topirmate office said it was ok. Off it a week, then forgot to go back on. Felt wonderful for 6 weeks, then severe TN attack. MS Neurologist sid ok to stay off had started neurontin.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

Oct 4, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

May 18, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: possible memory problems time and dose related
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Worth the trial.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This did help my pain which I realizied more after stopping because I felt that it was causing me to be forgetful It was more helpful than hurtful.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

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