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Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/1/2009 6:54:01 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed for a 12 year old boy. After two months large iridescent bruises appeared. Took off medication. Started taking Singular 10 mg and headaches have dropped from every day to once a week.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
8/3/2009 1:33:58 PM

Reviewer: stephanie12345641, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ok im 14 i took this my last 2 weeks of 8th grade i hated it the pills were big i had bad mood swings i was evry easy to aggrvate and such

Condition: Migraine Prevention
5/7/2009 1:27:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After a year on Topamax, recently stopped using it because the side effects had changed from bothersome and annoying to serious. Have been on Divalproex for 5 weeks. Have had lots of headaches and migraines in that short time, and my hair is falling out like crazy :( Doc decided it's time to try a third med. Prescribed Amitriptyline, but I'm concerned I'll have some of the same sid ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
3/28/2009 12:32:55 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take this medication for migraines and fibromyalgia pain contol. It has work well for migraines. It gives me moderate control of muscle stabing and aching pains in legs and arms. On bad days the spasms in body feel like little electric shocks. I take up to 5 500 pills a day which makes swallowing them difficult on a day with nausea.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
3/15/2009 11:33:04 PM

Reviewer: umcanes, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Been on this for over 2 years (minus 1 month) the Depakote ER version (The brand name one). I had really bad migraines with aura (including tingling in left arm, left leg tightness, periods of lethargy/inability, mood swings, bright colors, sensitivity to light, "sinus" pain, followed by a moderate headache...total disruption of my life, I had even just moved and started a new job (l ... Show Full Comment

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