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Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
2/4/2009 12:53:57 PM

Reviewer: SindyVegas, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been taking this drug for a day and a half and the side effects are terrible. I will try to hang in there though. I had pseudotumor cerebri 20 years ago and they think it may be back. They treated my condition much more aggressively back then with better results. They relied on spinal taps daily for a week to get the pressure under control and also steriods and a different diaretic. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
1/5/2009 7:23:16 AM

Reviewer: katie, 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started this med. about a month ago. I can deal with side effects but it hasn't seemed to help my pain. My back neck and head still always hurt. I am using the generic. I would consider a shunt but I'd like to know If anyone has or had anything similar? Kaitlinestepp@gmail.com

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
1/2/2009 9:23:55 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 16 year old female and I was diagnosed with Pseudo Tumor in October of 2008 and since then I have been taking this medecine. My doctor says it is doing its job but I feel no change. I still have major migraines everyday, my neck is constantly stiff and my back hurts off and on. I have experienced side effects similar to those of most people on it; extreme tingling in feet and hands, dizzine ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/26/2008 12:12:14 PM

Reviewer: ruralsafety1, 35-44 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 use this pill as an alternative to having the shunt surgery. I've noticed a significant pressure reduction from my head/neck region and try to drink alot of water to avoid dehydration and eat high potassium foods to help avoid the minor side effect of tingling in extremities (circulation) while on this med. (Due to my experience: DO NOT TRY TO STOP THIS PILL SUDDENLY WITHOUT CONSULTING A P ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/10/2008 6:58:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with IIH in September and since then have increased my dosage to 1000mgs per day. I had my 2nd lumbar puncture yesterday and my CSF pressure was down from over 40 to 32. I have also had no episodes of vision loss for over a fortnight. My headaches have reduced slightly, but that may be due to the Topamax that I take daily for migraine. The initial side effects aren't pleasa ... Show Full Comment

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