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    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    10/1/2008 9:56:51 PM

    Reviewer: S, Wilhelm, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking this medicine for almost 5 years now and I have some side effects like dry mouth, tingling in my feet and being very tired. I am up to 1500mg daily. I have found that the sequels work so much better than the tablets. While I was on the tablets I had to have 3 lumbar punctures and on the sequels I have only had 1 in the last 2 years. If you can figure out a way to deal with the s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    8/2/2008 4:42:40 PM

    Reviewer: br_danette@yahoo.com, 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: 3

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with Pseudotumor Cerebri with some vision loss in Feb 2008 and was put on 500mg twice a day after the spinal tap.Side effects are horrible, I definitely have severe numbness and tingling in my hands and feet to the point where I think my circulation is cut off and stay VERY sleepy all the time but overall my condition has pretty much stabilized although I do still have headaches on ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    7/7/2008 3:56:22 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on the medication since August 2006 and have increased dosage to 3000 mg. Side affects have been numbness in hands & feet, ringing in ears and metallic taste. Have had two lumbar puntures during same time with a third coming soon. My vision seems to have stabilized but If I have to increase dosage again then a shunt may be next coarse of action. The medication is expensive and insu ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    6/24/2008 1:14:36 AM

    Reviewer: Nergalicious, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am 22 and I started taking Diamox 500mg 2x a day. I have the horrible tingles in my heels, sometimes hands and lip. I've only been sick 1 time and the funny one (I think so) is that I get confused. My headaches are reduced, maybe by half. I will get a spinal tap soon and hopefully that will help more.

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    3/9/2008 3:36:11 AM

    Reviewer: HMH37813, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on this medication for 2 months now, and the side effects are horrible. I have constant tingling in the feet/hands, dizziness, confusion and drowsiness. I haven't seen a change in my condition as of yet. My doc wants me to work up to 500 mg 2X daily, and I'm only up to 1/3 of that dose. I'm not really looking forward to getting up to the desired dosage.

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