41 patient evaluations for Topiramate with a cost of Not specified

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Sep 19, 2018 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (word fishing, brain fog, tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: the side effects may be poor balance. Drink with plenty of water. That is a must.
Side effects: word fishing, tremor in hands, brain fog

Nov 23, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (word fishing, brain fog, tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Twice daily
Side effects: word fishing, tremor in hands, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2018 (Started Dec 20, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for essential tremor)
  • Side effects
    Severe (hives (urticaria))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Hives is just bad luck. I liked the medication, but my hands broke out in hives and my face was starting to break out as well. The questionnaire is asking about terminated treatments and then asks how often I take it currently. Terminates=/=current. I never take it currently, but when I did take it, there was no difficulty.

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2017 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 25, 2017 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 45 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for cluster headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Twice daily

  • 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.

  • 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

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

Nov 13, 2013 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair loss, weight loss, auras)
  • 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
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