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    Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
    1/23/2019 3:36:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    NO idea if it was effective I started taking this at 400 mg for 7 days moved to 600 mg and spent a full night binge watching political podcasts and regrouting my bathroom the next day i took a boxing class and signed up for tennis lessons. I was bouncing off the walls. I was anxious, upset, and angry.I could not stop moving and was aggitated. I did not link it to the medication. I realized the m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
    11/22/2017 11:54:24 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Side effects are horrible, sweating, agitation and tremors are the worst, however excessive talking is there as well. I believe that any drug that has side effects of thinking about killing your self and acting on impulse should not be allowed on the market

    Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
    2/13/2017 4:37:27 PM

    Reviewer: putterball, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've been having petit mal seizures since the mid-1990's, related to a pituitary tumor. I did the Topamax first and found it uncomfortable. Now I'm using a low dose of Keppra and 1200mg of Aptiom, and no seizures for several years. BUT...it is expensive and if you do not have insurance, it will put you in the poor house.

    Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
    10/4/2016 11:17:06 AM

    Reviewer: robedwar, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Tired, dizzy, double vision and I am still having seizures.

    Condition: Additional Medication to Treat Partial Seizures
    5/2/2016 3:20:57 PM

    Reviewer: jim1974, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was doing fine while taking 400mg. When the dose was increased to 800mg I had headaches, felt like my head was spinning, had trouble thinking clearly. I went back to 400mg and doing fine. Dr suggested I give it more time before increasing to 800mg. So far so good.

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