5 patient evaluations for Zonisamide taken for the purpose of 'epilepsy' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Apr 20, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 22, 2012 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (gait problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 8, 2012 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (gait problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: little better seizure control
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 30, 2012 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (gait problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 18, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: make sure you take it on time everyday and do not skip doses its hard to get use out of this med if you miss doeses

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 19, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 11, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth, excessive dry mouth, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: metallic taste in mouth, dry mouth, excessive dry mouth

Aug 24, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dry mouth, excessive dry mouth, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment although seemingly effective caused a dry mouth which was unresolvable. Since a solution was not readily available, I ended this treatment to review with my doctor.
Side effects: metallic taste in mouth, dry mouth, excessive dry mouth

Apr 15, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dry mouth, excessive dry mouth, metallic taste in mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Side effects: metallic taste in mouth, dry mouth, excessive dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
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