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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
5/17/2013 8:53:09 PM

Reviewer: jenbayly17, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medicine worked for me for 14 years as long as I paired it with nuerontin. When I started to have trouble was when I had a large weight loss. I wanted to lose the weight because I had struggled with being overweight since childhood and decided that I didn't want to be left in the dust all the time because I was fat. So I lost 120 pounds and had asked my neurologist if I needed to change a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
5/5/2013 1:37:56 AM

Reviewer: skinch, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
my brother is taking this along with diazepam to control seizures we have noticed that the generic does not work well for him and we have had him placed back on the name brand

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
1/30/2013 11:43:05 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
6/25/2012 9:37:02 AM

Reviewer: JessIe , 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Taking it with keppra for 3 months still had 1 seizure. Now all my joints hurt. Knees are killing me sometime bend down and cannot get up . Anyone else have any joint problems?

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
9/19/2011 4:52:16 PM

Reviewer: hopeful, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I just started taking this medication after 10 years on keppra. I had to quit taking keppra because my seizures came back and when doc increased the dose I was off balance and miserable. I hope this new drug works for me.flg

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