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

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shell052169
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shell052169
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 47y
  • Duration: 35 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
Surgery type: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
0 seizures
58 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: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 49
Condition: Migraine 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Migraine

See simplysusans's full Lamotrigine history

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: 30 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
12 seizures
273 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

See djgonzal2's full Lamotrigine history

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
292 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

See Rocko's full Lamotrigine history

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
223 weeks ago
I am: n
I have:
Epilepsy

See cassandrasmummy's full Lamotrigine history

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
CutiePengu
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CutiePengu
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 53y
  • Duration: 47 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
0 seizures
21 weeks ago
I am: g
I have:
Epilepsy

See CutiePengu's full Lamotrigine history

Oct 20, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Epilepsy)
  • side effects
    Severe (Allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be aware of all the side affects of a medication that your doctor wants you to take. Make sure you remind your doctor that you are allergic to certain medicines. Always make sure that your doctor listens to you, as mine did not and she did not want to change me back to my Depakote.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Zarabtul
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Zarabtul
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 36y
  • Duration: 34 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Moderate
9 seizures
220 weeks ago
I am: vg
I have:
Epilepsy

See Zarabtul's full Lamotrigine history

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: 15 yrs
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
1 seizure
88 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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