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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Felbatol oral.

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Condition: Epileptic Seizure
3/11/2009 4:26:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Be very careful when you begin this drug. If you begin feeling sick w/ a fever & a rash w/in a few days to week of beginning this drug, see a doctor immediatrely, & be SURE you tell them that you've just begun this rx. It can cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome, whose rash has to be treated like burns, has caused some of my few eye lashes that still grow to grow in towards my eyes, creat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
2/5/2009 6:39:04 PM

Reviewer: ADAX, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Felbatol for the last two years, it's the ONLY drug that works for me. Monthly blood tests are required to check for aplastic anemia but that is the only inconvenience. Losing your appetite isn't so bad, at least you lose weight!. It is the ONE drug that works for me!

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
1/6/2009 8:21:50 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
OMG! I have no appetite, headache, cramps, and very bad ??diarreaha??--but no seizures. Go figure. I have been taking it for 3 weeks now and it helps the seizures, but the side effects are getting to the point of almost making me give up on it. I am extremely uncomfortable.

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
12/1/2008 8:34:57 PM

Reviewer: texasmom072000, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Why in the world do I whount to take a med. that could couse you to have a blood transfusions,a bone marrew transplant. Annd no telling what eles????? And shouldnt the dr. tell you about the sied side effects. not just. Well it may cause loss of appetite, headache, and so on. And nothing about the sereus stuff????????? I lived with an ear ache for over a yr. and a half. Whent to 3 dr.s and thay t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Epileptic Seizure
10/8/2007 3:24:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried all of the epilepsy drugs, this was a last resort. Since I started taken it I have not had any grand mal seizures. I have had only a few episodes in which I feel as if I may be starting one, but nothing has come of them.

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