25 patient evaluations for Levetiracetam taken for the purpose of 'Epilepsy' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Srs2388
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Srs2388
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 28y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Severe
2 seizures
1 week ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

See Srs2388's full Levetiracetam history

Apr 13, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Severe (Irritability, Memory Loss, Myoclonus, Suicidal thoughts or urges, Mood worsening)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Watch out for horrible mood.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 3, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Severe (Irritability, Memory Loss, Myoclonus, Suicidal thoughts or urges, Mood worsening)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Watch for suicidal thoughts, mood swings, and anger.  It makes me feel horrendous. I've wanted to end my own life. I have zero energy and feel even more depressed. I hate this medication.

  • 0 helpful marks
redsoxrich
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redsoxrich
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 38y
  • Duration: 12 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
2 seizures
22 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

See redsoxrich's full Levetiracetam history

Feb 10, 2015 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Seizures)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Want to be left alone)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lowers sex drive majorly but will kick your seizures butt,haven't had an episode in a long time.Will also make you tired but you can deal.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Want to be left alone

May 10, 2011 (Started Feb 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Mild (Want to be left alone)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Want to be left alone

  • 0 helpful marks
JohnJct34
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JohnJct34
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 43y
  • Duration: 43 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
0 seizures
92 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 29, 2014 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 28, 2010 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 13, 2010 (Started Oct 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
OhtaharaPfffff
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OhtaharaPfffff
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 18y
  • Duration: 18 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
280 seizures
41 weeks ago
I have:
Epilepsy

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Feb 15, 2014 (Started Apr 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Mild (Somnolence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
moogie16
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moogie16
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jan 31, 2014 (Started Jan 30, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Headache aggravated)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
robpedaz
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robpedaz
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 40y
  • Duration: 11 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
83 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Feb 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
simplesimon53
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simplesimon53
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 40y
  • Duration: 24 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
111 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 25, 2013 (Started Dec 13, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Mood swings, Mild Depression, Mood swings)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
neuroplasticity
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neuroplasticity
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 57y
  • Duration: 43 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS), Extratemporal Resection
0 seizures
197 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Nov 29, 2012 (Started Apr 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Nose itch, Paranoia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Vision loss in left side of visual field for both eyes, Nose itch, Paranoia

Jul 7, 2011 (Started Apr 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Vision loss in left side of visual field for both eyes, Nose itch, Paranoia

  • 0 helpful marks
Jennay
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Jennay
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 34y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
206 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Sep 23, 2012 (Started Sep 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Stormborn
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Stormborn
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 36y
  • Duration: 34 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
221 weeks ago
I am: vb
I have:
Epilepsy

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May 28, 2012 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Worked with Depakote to completely control seizures, when it was started the second time only partial control was achieved.

Jul 15, 2009 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worked with Depakote to completely control seizures, when it was started the second time only partial control was achieved.

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