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Condition: Other
10/13/2014 9:40:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this for migraine prevention when other preventative options were causing weight gain. This worked well in preventing migraines and weight loss but the side effects were awful. I had depression and agitation as well as nausea. I had to stop taking the medication.

Condition: Other
2/25/2014 10:34:46 AM

Reviewer: Jill0459, 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:
I would like to find out the mg that you can get, I'm on 3-25mg 3 times a day I think I need a higher mg.

Condition: Other
2/18/2014 9:21:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Main purpose-Migraines. Only been taking for 4 weeks. Tried many medications over numerous years. So far I have had only one...that's a change from about 3 a week. I have lost a couple of pounds-always a plus. And to those complaining about being tired or feeling ill --I have a sleep disorder. Take it at night. That solves both. Helps with sleeping and you want feel bad when you're slee ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/27/2013 11:55:31 PM

Reviewer: Midwest City Girl, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with migraines at 8 years old. My mother also had them all of her life and at age 9, my daughter began having them as well. I have tried every kind of migraine medicine known to mankind for a preventive or an abortive measure to be free of migraines. During certain stages of my life, I wouldn’t have any migraines but I didn’t know why. Over the past ten years, they have grown incre ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/28/2013 11:31:44 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 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 am taking this for migraines. I am on 25mg twice a day, which is a fairly low dose from what I understand but I can already tell a difference in my migraines. Not only have I had fewer (I was having 3-4 a week) but my headaches are taking longer to turn into migraines. They stay at just annoyance for much longer and sometimes even go away before getting worse. I'm still increasing the dose a ... Show Full Comment

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