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    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    2/13/2008 6:41:58 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I began taking Topomax after amitriptyline stopped working. I'm now in my 3rd week of taking it (75mg and will cap at 100 mg). I have not had the drastic side effects that others have had. The only minor negative is slight occasion numbness in my hands (once) and lips (a couple times). I also have this cool feeling in my legs like saline or cold water running through my veins. But I'm alwa ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    2/12/2008 9:22:26 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I also have MS so the spacy part of it doesn't really affect me a whole lot, I'm already spacy. I was having trouble sleeping, not anymore, fall asleep fast and stay asleep at night. I just have trouble getting up in the morning. I am going to try taking it at night rather than in the morning so I am not so tired during the day. I had a "headache" for 2-3 months and this finally ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    2/12/2008 8:48:42 AM

    Reviewer: suellen1st, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    2/10/2008 7:22:20 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was on Topamax several years ago for migraine prevention and it worked well at preventing them, but the side effects made it very tough. I became very spacey and tongue-tied, and as a 911 operator this can be dangerous so I stopped taking it. My migraines have become completely unbearable again so I am starting Topamax again at a lower dose and I am hoping this time it will be a better experien ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    2/10/2008 12:22:24 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I'm only going on my second week of this medicine ..My feet and hands go numb all the time. When does the weight lose happend?

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