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Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
5/21/2013 1:00:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with IIH on Oct 31, 2012; I have been on Diamox ever since, 500mg 2x day. The side effects can come from nowhere and stop at anytime. The worst is the dry mouth; I always need water or gum around. I have lost as of today 5/21/13 60 lbs and I'm still struggling with IIH. I really wish they understood this condition more. The drug seems to put a band aid on the issue and has been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
3/4/2013 6:45:54 PM

Reviewer: Rosecallie1, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed at the end of November, I started taking the medication and I felt worse the tingles in my feet and face along with the forgetfulness was almost unbearable. It is March now the swelling in my eyes has gone down and and the tingling isn't as bad I have also lost 17lbs, please if you are on this medication give it a chance don't quit!! It was painful for me in the beginning a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
4/2/2012 2:04:52 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had to get on Diamox last month when i was diagnosed with IIH , but I now have more issues than I was having before the drug. My IIH caused me to have vision loss with some backaches along my spine and neck. I also had a spinal tap in which the pressure was 56 in which normal is 12-17. But i always felt like a healthy teenager, just one that couldn't see the board. But now with my Diamox I&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
3/2/2012 2:30:14 AM

Reviewer: Supermom34, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with a Chiari Malformation and Pseudotumor back in Jan. 2008. I had neck decompression surgery done and I was put on Diamox in 2008. This medicine has helped me and I can tell if I do not take it, that I start feeling pressure where my CSF is built up at. I take the capsules 500mg twice every other day. I deal with cranial pressure daily and I have chronic migraines. I recently had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
1/5/2012 9:25:00 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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