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Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/18/2007 6:49:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've taken Topamax for almost a year, and I've only had 2 really bad headaches. When I feel a headache coming on, I take a midrin and it goes away. With Topamax and Midrin, I have finally been pretty much headache free. I haven't felt this good in over 5 years! The side effects haven't been that bad. And I've lost weight (bonus). I would recommend this. I'm on 100mg a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/18/2007 9:18:20 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried many other preventatives over the years before topamax. Topamax is the most effective for me. I still get about one or two headaches a month requiring an imitrex injection and sometimes bed for a day or two. Before Topamax, on Inderol for example, I had some degree of headache each and every day. I didn't even know to be honest what it felt like to be headache or pressure free in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/17/2007 11:00:30 PM

Reviewer: sprite, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The side effects of this medication were horrible! I read it may causse "confusion" and inattention, but this was unreal. I was beginning to wonder if I'd had a stroke. I struggled to comprehend oral language and find words. My thoughts went through my head and out my mouth. Leaving me with the personality of a person who had been drinking without the slurred words. I did get one he ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/17/2007 1:32:52 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The medication prevented almost all of my migraines for two years. Prior to this medication, I got migraines every day for 15 years. This is a wonderful treatment option and worth looking into.

Condition: Migraine Prevention
10/17/2007 12:40:29 PM

Reviewer: pain in KC, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I take other medications due to chronic pain and Topamaz caused me to sleep constantly and act like a complete zombie. I couldn't hold conversations, couldn't stay awake for meals and had no desire to do anything, and I have an exceptionally srong tolerance for benzodiazapines. It did help my migraines but for very short periods and with adverse reaction. Good luck to anyone out there.

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