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Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
3/16/2010 3:14:49 PM

Reviewer: Jules32569, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
experienced EVERY side effect possiple- absolutely horrible

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
3/3/2010 11:18:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm a 10 year brain tumor survivor and take keppra, teg xr, lamictal and now vimpat 3x daily. I'm concerned with what I've read re suicidal behavior with all these meds (let alone a combo of them). Since taking vimpat, I've become more easily frustrated, lack energy and have thoughts of taking my life. I can't attribute this all to the meds I'm on, but more to a decrease ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
2/24/2010 5:10:52 PM

Reviewer: big dave, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
vimpat has not helped in seizure control. dispite my telling my dr. this she increased the doseage on vimpat, and decreased the doseage on a medicine that was working.

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
2/8/2010 3:07:21 PM

Reviewer: paradox, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
started on 50mg. went up by 50mg each week and now am on 400mg (200mg 2xday) at first did NOTHING. Now am only having 1 seizure a month down from 3-4. Side effects aren't bad as long as I eat a bit of cheese with each dose. If I don't eat with it I get very dizzy and nauseated. I like this drug. I'm also taking topamax and dilantin for generalized seizures.

Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
1/22/2010 10:36:51 PM

Reviewer: David, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my seizures have increased since my Dr. started increasing my dosage. My aura has decreased and I am doing more things during my seizure.

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