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Condition: Migraine Prevention
12/29/2007 3:40:14 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Migraine Prevention
12/28/2007 4:44:22 PM

Reviewer: kjp, 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 recently have started Topomax for atypical migraine HAs. It decreases the frequency/severity. The dose has been increased twiced in 10mos (although I was started on a very low dose). My inquery is re: weight loss SE- I feel like my appetite has increased substantially!! I have gained about 5lbs too, not to mention I notice decreased day time energy leading to less exercise and I'm const ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
12/26/2007 3:28:22 PM

Reviewer: Lady Bratt, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had maybe 6 days of a year that I did not have a migraine. Topamax gave me my life back so to speak. The memory loss and tingling sensation was something that was the hardest to compensate for while working in a professional environment. I found that taking Omega-3 and this sounds strange to some people but the old simon game because it helps work the three neuro pathways. All told it took ab ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
12/26/2007 3:05:27 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I suppose this drub was good from a medical stand point. I had fewer migranes. Unfotunately It didn't fare well on me mentally. It caused slight memory loss and worsened mood swings. I guess it's more of a trade off then anything. Fewer migraines & weightloss but, you also get the mood swings and bad memory. I've actually found propranol to be the best migraine medicine y ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
12/21/2007 8:37:00 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Topamax has been great.. I used to migrains twice a week. Now I hardly get one a month

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