7 patient evaluations for Topiramate with a cost of $25-49

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Sep 15, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have suffered hair loss from taking this medication. It is very helpful for sleep for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 14, 2011 (Started Apr 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 12, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I experienced weight loss with this drug. Unfortunately that's not what I'm needing to do at this point.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight loss

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 7, 2010 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: naproxene works just as good and don't have horrible bitter taste
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: metallic taste in mouth

May 13, 2009 (Started Jul 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: metallic taste in mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: i like it is helps i am have had to up the prescription i just started and srill trying to figure right dose but i am other wise happy with it
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 8, 2009 (Started Mar 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness, hands tingling, feet tingling, tremor in hands, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I will ask to quit this because for me it hasn't prevented the migraines enough....ended up at doctor's office yesterday for a shot for one.....and the side effects lost me a month of activity.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: feet tingling, hands tingling, tremor in hands, nausea, brain fog, sleepiness

  • 4 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2004 (Started Jul 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches, mood swings, nausea, head tingling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be very careful with this medication and take as directed. Make sure to follow directions if you need to stop this medication due to serious side effects and withdrawls including seizures.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: head tingling, nausea, mood swings, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks
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