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Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
1/19/2011 5:56:47 AM

Reviewer: Sarah, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Acetazpolamide for over 2 and half years and apart from feeling lazy, peeing like a racehorse & tingling in my fingers and toes I am just so greatful I no longer have papilloedema! I started on 500mg a aday but now manage on 250mg. I still am a total Coca Cola addict just never had the change in taste!

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
12/9/2010 6:57:44 AM

Reviewer: Chubby, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have Pseudotumor Cerebri and have been on diamox for 4 years. My life for almost 2 years before diagnosis was constant visits to doctors and Emergency Rooms to figure out what was going on. I found a awsome nerologist who reviewed my chart and notes from 8 doctors put me on diamox 500 mg 2x daily. After taking this medication for 3 days I no longer had thumping in my ears, my vision was not b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
10/12/2010 7:22:40 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I haven't been to the Neurologist in over a month and only went like a week and a half after my first lumbar puncture/start of this medication so I'm not totally sure yet which has made the difference but my vision has been 100% better. I've had no dizzy side effects but do get the numbness and tingling in my fingers, as well as a twitchy eye lid or lip evrey once in a while which isn& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
10/9/2010 7:02:25 PM

Reviewer: Missie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
after taking 1000mg of this medication for nearly 2 years my doctor has decided to lower my dosage to 500mg I still have the numbness/tingling in my hands and feet occasionally with tingling in the back of my neck but the wooshing in my ears only comes back occasionally the major proble it brings me is that I have to pair it with Celexa for major mood swings from the way the chemical affects my br ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
4/1/2010 11:18:21 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: 5

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