2 patient evaluations for Lorazepam taken for the purpose of 'Epilepsy' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

dhaniboi
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dhaniboi
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 44y
  • Duration: 41 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
70 seizures
this week
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

See dhaniboi's full Lorazepam history

Jul 3, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jun 2, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Only 2 refills on it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

May 31, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I called them in today and there are no refills. I emailed Cathy and told her Dr. Labiner said to call so they can be approved by the refill date, we will see.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

May 9, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Filled by Pablo V. at Kmart. last time I filled a controled drug (Onfi). He said the pharmacist counts them and their intials go on the label, then are double counted and initals go above quantity. that Onfi , which was 18 short had no initals are double checked initial. Neither does this medication but are acurate this time.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Apr 15, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Apr 2, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: had to take this 3 after running out of Keppra. Keppra was due to be refilled on 3/23/15.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Mar 29, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I was told to take this since I am out of Keppra. I am not used to tking this much a day on top of Onfi.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Mar 18, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Mar 14, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: called because nobody ever called about my refills. Pablo said all were added but Sue told me I cant auto refill Lorazepam, onfi or fycompa because they are controlled substances. So I took all off of auto refill.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Feb 19, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Feb 12, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Feb 6, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: A huge comfort knowing its there in case I need it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jan 27, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: glad I had these recentlly
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jan 20, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jan 14, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jan 3, 2015 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: haven't needed as much since Onfi was perscribed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Dec 23, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: transfer to kmart as soon as we get back from moms.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Nov 28, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: wanna talk about getting this script cut to 30 from 60.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Nov 18, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: just comforting I have something to fall back on i need be.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Nov 5, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Nov 3, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Oct 24, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Oct 9, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: can I lower from 60 a month to 30. It nice to know I have something to fall back on if needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Oct 2, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 27, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: take PRN so not every day, I am allowed up to two per day. Prefer the manufacturer Watson.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 25, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: took half a mg tonight and will take 5 tommorow so I wont have seizures today.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 20, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: was $25 when I cam to Nogales 6/2011.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 18, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 17, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: price is .63 a piece
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 15, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I only took 4 lorazepam since starting Onfi.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 10, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: needed 2 on Onfi on 9/10/14. Seizures started in am and I only left the house because we needed to shop.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 6, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Sep 4, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Haven't needed any since taking Onfi.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Aug 31, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Took 27 in August.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Aug 25, 2014 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jun 2, 2012 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Feb 21, 2011 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

Apr 8, 2010 (Started Feb 16, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for rescue medication: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: it helps break the seizure frequency and all stops the aura clusters i sometimes have for 10-40 minutes. But the side effect makes me sleep.
Cost: Not specified monthly
Side effects: Sleepiness

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kato
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kato
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 39y
  • Duration: 18 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
7 seizures
272 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

See kato's full Lorazepam history

May 5, 2010 (Started Feb 02, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: caused hallucinations, vomiting even in very small doses
Side effects: Visual hallucinations

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