What is Talampanel?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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A Multinational, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Assess the Efficacy, Tolerability and Safety of Talampanel in Subjects With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 3
Mild 6
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Talampanel

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 3
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 2
Depression with increased dosage 1
Equilibrium problems 1
Fatigue 1
Lethargy 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Why patients stopped taking Talampanel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 7
Course of treatment ended 5
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
See all 13 patients who’ve stopped taking Talampanel

Duration

Stopped taking Talampanel

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 10
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 16
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 14
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 13
Not specified 6
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4 patient evaluations for Talampanel

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afaithfulmale
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afaithfulmale
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

See afaithfulmale's full Talampanel history

May 15, 2010 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness

Mar 25, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness

Jan 27, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness

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STEELER
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STEELER
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: severe
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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May 5, 2010 (Started Jan 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2009 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: TIVIA STOPED RESEARCH WAS INCONCLUSIVE !

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AcesHigh
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AcesHigh
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I have:
ALS

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Feb 9, 2010 (Started Mar 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Clinical Trial showed no measurable effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 20, 2009 (Started Mar 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I am not yet up to the full daily dosage of Talampanel. I am only taking 4 pills a day. Will start 5 pills tomorrow and the final 6 pills next week.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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