7 patient evaluations for Topiramate taken for the purpose of 'migraine headaches' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Sep 19, 2017 (Started Jul 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 29, 2010 (Started Jul 09, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: 1. I feel groggy for about 12+ hours after taking this medication. I usually have to resort to taking Caffeine pills as a small "pick-me-up". 2. No unexpected benefits 3. Too sleepy to function to full capability.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 26, 2013 (Started Feb 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: none
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2013 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair loss, weight loss, auras)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Slowly top up on this medication to reduce side effects and help your body get used to it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 5, 2011 (Started May 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (brain cloud)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Jul 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Intracranial hypertension)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Jan 1, 2007 (Started May 31, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (seizures, loss of appetite, lack of motivation, loss of weight, metallic taste in mouth, weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: NEVER take
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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