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    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    6/30/2014 9:57:18 PM

    Reviewer: Barb, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I personally, have had a lot of side effects with this med.However,I also am in the process of spinal surgery too. so.....

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    3/16/2014 10:30:00 AM

    Reviewer: Aprilchild80, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been on this medication for over six months due to my diagnosis of Pseudotumor Cerebri. My ophthalmologist asked if I was having symptoms of PTC such as blurred vision, headaches, blackouts, etc. and I wasn't. My MRIs came back negative. I was started on meds to treat PTC. I have side effects that include tingling in my hands and feet, dry mouth, fatigue (usually at 12pm with no lunch ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    11/27/2013 8:05:58 PM

    Reviewer: Laura , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    This drug has worked for me to treat my condition, however the side effects are almost unbearable. The "pins and needles" feeling I was getting in my limbs was so severe that it kept me from walking at times. Mind you, I was only taking 250mg twice a day which is considered a low dose for the drug. I am envious of those who can tolerate it because Diamox is decently effective over time, ... Show Full Comment

    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

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