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Condition: Migraine Prevention
5/25/2011 10:50:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have taken Depakote for several months in addition to Topomax to aid in migraine prevention. Recently had significant vision loss in both eyes after taking it on a regular basis.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
7/13/2010 4:10:44 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Easy to swallow on ease of use question, but does not stop headache at all. It's like taking a candy pill.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
7/4/2010 11:20:07 PM

Reviewer: d.bonnallen, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Treatment works for Migraine, I cannot find a picture of the specific type of Divalproex W 725 which my son is prescribed. It does not worry me but it worries him, he is also a Dimentia pt w/schitzophrenia and believes the Doctors are lying to him because he can't find an image on WebMD It is a Gray Oblong ER Coated pill. I understand that there are Generic Versions but why can I not find my s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
5/26/2010 4:06:54 PM

Reviewer: kkvqea, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I been on Divalproex for two weeks now and it has did nothing for me for my Migraine Prevention

Condition: Migraine Prevention
5/24/2010 12:01:51 PM

Reviewer: Raj, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am a long time cluster headache sufferer - episodal not chronic. The last time I had it I was on the drug for about 10 weeks. I had other drugs too as preventive medicines. The combination helped me to get out of the headaches. Even otherwise I would have been out of it. That is the typical time period for my cluster. One side effect ( may be ) is dry skin like psoraisis - it was bad. Now it is ... Show Full Comment

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