9 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine taken for the purpose of 'epilepsy' with a side effects rating of Severe

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May 20, 2017 (Started Dec 23, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for seizures)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loss of balance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I could barely walk when my dose got up to 2 tablets twice a day.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 5, 2017 (Started Dec 23, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for seizures)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loss of balance)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (suicide attempt, rashes (redness, swelling), lethargy, memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Make depression worse, and a rash.

Jan 3, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (suicide attempt, rashes (redness, swelling), lethargy, memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: This will destroy your memory and leave you feeling tired all the time. 

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (suicide attempt, rashes (redness, swelling), lethargy, memory and cognition problems)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2012 (Started Mar 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (sexual dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Whatch out for all of the other side affects that are not told to you ask about all of the possible side affects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 3, 2007 (Started Mar 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 2, 2011 (Started Jan 22, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 1, 2011 (Started Jun 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I enjoy running outside/inside. Outside I fear might injury another person because my equilibrium is a bit off. However, it should equal out with vimpat and lyrica. That is why my daily life is off.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 20, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches in morning, loss of short term memory, diarrhea, ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the stomach issue cramps,and very bad diarea. I am getting monatary help they are sent to me in the mail
Side effects: headaches in morning, loss of short term memory, diarrhea, ringing in ears (tinnitus)

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2010 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (aggressive behavior, depression with anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2007 (Started Jun 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wound up with the medicine causing my body to eat the skin off my hands and feet.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: rashes (redness, swelling), rashes (redness, swelling)

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2004 (Started Oct 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (lethargy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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