8 patient evaluations for Lamotrigine taken for the purpose of 'Epilepsy' with a side effects rating of Severe

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Srs2388
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Srs2388
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 28y
  • Duration: ? yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Severe
1 seizure
10 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
shell052169
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shell052169
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 47y
  • Duration: 36 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
70 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

See shell052169's full Lamotrigine history

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
simplysusans
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simplysusans
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 49
Condition: Migraine 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Migraine

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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
djgonzal2
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djgonzal2
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 35y
  • Duration: 31 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
12 seizures
287 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
Rocko
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Rocko
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 60y
  • Duration: 33 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
5 seizures
303 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
cassandrasmummy
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cassandrasmummy
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 28y
  • Duration: 21 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Severe
  • Physical: Mild
21 seizures
235 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jul 15, 2010 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Aggression, Depression with anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Zarabtul
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Zarabtul
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 37y
  • Duration: 34 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
9 seizures
231 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

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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
Tegid
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Tegid
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 50y
  • Duration: 16 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
102 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

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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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