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    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    2/14/2009 3:03:53 PM

    Reviewer: jillpach, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    this medicine makes me terribly constipated. my headaches are still there and have alot of popping and ringing in my ears.i only can tolerate one pill daily, and only go "poop" about once a week.and then it ain't nothing nice.

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    11/5/2008 11:01:19 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been taking this med for 6 years. When I could afford Diamox Sequels, it was great. Sometimes an hour after taking this, I get extreme pressure behind my eyes. I also have been getting hives for about a year now. Anyone else have these problems?? I thought that I could drink whatever I wanted but maybe that is why soda always tastes flat!! Ha! I wish that there was more research on this awf ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    11/5/2008 1:40:17 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I can agree, if you are a soda drinker you will not be if you are taking this medicine. I can only drink juice or water. This medicine has really helped my headaches.

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    10/13/2008 4:31:03 PM

    Reviewer: Amanda, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    When I was first diagnosed I was given the pills I had to take several times a day. I could not hold down any food and was very confused and drained. After a few months when I changed doctors and complained about side effects they switched me to the Diamox Sequals. I take two pills a day and they release slowly. I still have some side effects some days, but this has been much easier.

    Condition: Pseudotumor Cerebri
    9/12/2008 9:17:26 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started out taking 250mg a day, now the doctors have me taking 1,750mg a day. They say my body is compensating for the lower levels of CSF. I think this medication is worse than the disease itself. I have had three emergency doctor visits because of undisclosed side effects. Now I am looking at surgery (the shunt)because the doctors have finally began thinking I have been through enough. Side Ef ... Show Full Comment

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