What is Visual Evoked Potential VEP?

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A visual evoked potential is an evoked potential caused by sensory stimulation of the visual field and is observed using electroencephalography. Commonly used visual stimuli are flashing lights, or checkerboards on a video screen that flicker between black on white to white on black.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Multiple sclerosis 28 0
Diagnostic assessment 12 0
Dizziness 6 8
Increase effect of another treatment 4 0
Optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis) 3 1
Migraine-associated vertigo 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
6
Mild
2
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Visual Evoked Potential VEP

Side effect Patients
Headaches 2
I do not like it at all. 1
Vertigo 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Visual Evoked Potential VEP

Dosage Patients
one time 11
as needed 2
daily 1
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 3
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 8
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 11
Not specified 3
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2 patient evaluations for Visual Evoked Potential VEP

Jan 15, 2010 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

Dec 12, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vertigo, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: Get when needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vertigo, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

Oct 12, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (vertigo, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

Sep 17, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Mild (vertigo, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

Aug 21, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Severe (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

Jun 26, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: get when needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

May 12, 2009 (Started Feb 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for dizziness)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: try to keep your eyes open wide
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: vertigo, I do not like it at all., headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2006 (Started Jun 30, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Vision)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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