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Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/28/2009 11:32:42 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Topamax for 2 1/2 years and 6 months ago began taking the generic version, Topiramate. I thought it was working the same but then developed intense migranes again 1-2 times a week so my doctor just put me on Proponolol, which has made me nausous daily. I have also noticed that my hair has become very thin and start falling out in clumps. Is this linked to the generic version?

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/10/2009 7:48:34 PM

Reviewer: KITTENPEACH, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I worry about the redness and burning of my eyes.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
9/6/2009 11:25:19 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just recently started taking the generic form of topamax, which is topiramate. I have noticed a difference with my headaches since the switch. Is this common?

Condition: Migraine Prevention
9/5/2009 8:53:35 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i been on this medication for 2 weenks now i started off on 25 mg and did fine but still had migraines the 2nd week i took 50 mg and the migraines was alot less but i was sleeping 18 hours a day i could not stay awake at all. If you have something to keep you awake them this medication is good but it not i would not recommoned taking this medication.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
8/13/2009 1:32:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am trying to get rid of a headache I have had for 3 months. Neurontin didn't work. Topamax is not working. It is mostly an all over pressure headache with a few zingers thrown in from time to time, but always there. MRI showed nothing. Most relief gotten is from taking aspirin > tylenol > ibuprofen > every 2 hrs when I remember or can get to them. But it is very hard on the st ... Show Full Comment

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