3 patient evaluations for Divalproex sodium taken for the purpose of 'migraine headaches'

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Jul 23, 2015 (Started Nov 26, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: After trying everything for my headaches/migraines, I was hoping this one would work. But it did not.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 22, 2015 (Started Nov 26, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After trying many meds for my headaches/migraines, this was my last hope. It did not work.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 4, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Watch weight strictly. Anorgasmia. No libido.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido)

Mar 17, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido)

Mar 3, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, decreased sex drive (libido)

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2007 (Started Mar 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for epilepsy)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for migraine headaches)
  • Side effects
    Severe (loss of manual dexterity, unintentional weight loss, hair loss, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), loss of balance, decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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