4 patient evaluations for Divalproex sodium taken for the purpose of 'epilepsy' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Jul 28, 2011 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 125 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This hasn't helped with my seizures at all, but made my migraines almost non-existent. I'm in the process of weaning off this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Apr 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 18, 2008 (Started Jul 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated liver enzymes, extreme sedation, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 125 mg Daily
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 14, 2001 (Started Jun 14, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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