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    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    3/24/2012 9:05:08 PM

    Reviewer: pickles94@comcast.net, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been on this medication for 3 weeks now and my hands and feet and ankles swell and after taking I sweat for hours like crazy. Plus I am now having problems with my jaw it hurts and on the left right under the tongue is a large sore that looks like a bone but the whole jaw line hurts. The headaches are less but it has not helped the pain from the ladder hitting me on the head four months ago ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    7/8/2011 3:48:37 PM

    Reviewer: Sadden :), Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been on divalproex ER 750mg @ bed time, for 3mo. now it has helped w/ my headaches , going from 1 to2 headaches a day , and or even 1 lasting for 2 or 3 days on end to 2 or 3 a week and not lasting long. But now I have weight gain and joint pain very difficult to get out of bed in the mornings or if i have been sitting for a while my body is so stiff . Fear what the long term effects will b ... Show Full Comment

    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

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