15 patient evaluations for Carbamazepine with a side effects rating of Mild

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Nov 30, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medicine worked in reducing my front lobe seizures, but at night, I was still seizing so switched to another drug, Trileptal (Oxcarbazepine) which has worked extremely well for over a year. =No seizures
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Reccommended medication for Bipolar- I have had episodes whilst taking this. Don't like having to take long term chemicals/
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Feb 8, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (swelling of extremities, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: still have convulsions
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, swelling of extremities

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just follow perscriptions your doctor gives you
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, swelling of extremities

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2010 (Started Apr 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Didn't really fell much effect.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2010 (Started Nov 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2010 (Started Oct 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Side effects
    Mild (short term memory problems, forgetfulness, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Side effects: short term memory problems, forgetfulness, problems concentrating, problems concentrating

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 10, 2010 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 24, 2010 (Started Feb 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for epilepsy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seems to be keeping therapeutic levels more stable than Epitol (generic).
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 16, 2009 (Started Nov 15, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue

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