2 patient evaluations for Topiramate taken for the purpose of 'Pain'

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Oct 5, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: on vacation forgot topirmate office said it was ok. Off it a week, then forgot to go back on. Felt wonderful for 6 weeks, then severe TN attack. MS Neurologist sid ok to stay off had started neurontin.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

Oct 4, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

May 18, 2011 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: possible memory problems time and dose related
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (word fishing, brain fog, memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Worth the trial.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This did help my pain which I realizied more after stopping because I felt that it was causing me to be forgetful It was more helpful than hurtful.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: word fishing, memory problems, brain fog, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Oct 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: if I do not take this meds my head feels like it is going to short circut!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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