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Condition: Migraine Prevention
1/30/2008 9:50:21 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Depakote ER has worked for the headaches but has caused me to gain 10 pounds.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
1/3/2008 9:25:09 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This product keeps me on my feet while at work. It doesn't get rid of the migraine, but gives me the extra time I need to get home.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
11/26/2007 10:53:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Hope this helps someone..... In my case, I have inner ear disequilibrium which the neurologist thinks is the symptom of a form of migraine. Can't say all signs of disequilibrium disappeared forever, it seems to have decreased the frequency and severity tremendously. also, the only other medicine I take is Vytorin for cholestrol, so I am fairly positive on what I say above, what I mean the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
11/14/2007 1:12:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I take a high-dosage of Depakote ER to prevent migraine headaches. With consistent use of this drug, my incapacitating migraines have dropped from 2-3 a week to perhaps one or two per month. For me, it's been a godsend, with absolutely NO bad side effects. It even helps my insomnia, as I take it at bedtime and it has a calming effect. I can't praise this medication enough!

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/14/2007 7:59:28 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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