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

Atllantia
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Atllantia
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 41
Condition: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I have:
Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

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Apr 20, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2012)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Tonialpha
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Tonialpha
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 61y
  • Duration: 48 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Left Temporal Lobectomy, Selective Amygdalohippocampectomy, Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
100 seizures
60 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Sep 22, 2012 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 8, 2012 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: little better seizure control
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 30, 2012 (Started Jun 04, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Fizzles
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Fizzles
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 29y
  • Duration: 14 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
169 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Mar 18, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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
dtiller
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dtiller
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 43y
  • Duration: 15 yrs
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
228 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jan 19, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
ridecaptain
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ridecaptain
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 55y
  • Duration: 10 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
210 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Oct 11, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Excessive dry mouth (xerostomia) at night, Excessive dry mouth

Aug 24, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
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, Excessive dry mouth (xerostomia) at night, Excessive dry mouth

Apr 15, 2010 (Started May 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Epilepsy: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Excessive dry mouth (xerostomia) at night, Excessive dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks
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