3 patient evaluations for Topiramate with a cost of $200+

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Jun 24, 2010 (Started Jan 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am sleeping so much better than I have ever slept in my life ! I workout better getting better muscle tone, am happier!
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 21, 2010 (Started May 19, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fingers tingling, numbness in knee, nightmares, numbness in feet, brain fog, balance problems, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I did a lot of research before starting this medication, so none of the side effects came as as suprise. They are not pleasant, but I am already noting a slight decrese in pain on day 3 and it is my understanding that the side effects will subiside.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: nightmares, fingers tingling, numbness in feet, nausea, numbness in knee, balance problems, brain fog

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 10, 2008 (Started Nov 16, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (migraine headaches, brain fog, head tingling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Quit if it doesn't work right away.
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: migraine headaches, head tingling, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks
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