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Condition: Other
1/25/2014 1:17:21 AM

Reviewer: ma, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
been on this for many years for small seizures and bipolor. It has helped me so very much with little side effects. However i CRAVE salt like crazy. i will have my sodium level checked.

Condition: Other
1/4/2014 3:00:53 PM

Reviewer: jazzy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my six yr old takes this for mood disorder gained a lot of weight in the first 8wks and I have noticed no change

Condition: Other
12/10/2013 8:41:48 PM

Reviewer: flyerguy, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I began taking Oxcarbazepine (generic Trileptal) four months ago in order to relieve anxiety, slow racing thoughts, and stabilize my mood throughout the day. I've experienced occasional night sweats (usually following a dosage increase). Overall the medicine has been a spectacular and has provided a degree of mental clarity I have never known before. Other potential benefits include decreased ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/7/2013 3:19:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
the side effects are the worst thing to go through until it is in your system.

Condition: Other
11/3/2013 8:45:14 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using this drug to treat hemifacial spasms per doctors advise; but am worried about the length of time staying on this drug. I have been on 4 pills per day for 3 months now.

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