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User Reviews for Felbatol to treat Epilepsy

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7.8/10 Average Rating
6 ratings from 6 user reviews

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Reviews for Felbatol

PearKing · Taken for 1 to 2 years April 16, 2019

“I’ve been on 14 different medications to try and help control my seizures. I have refractory juvenile myclonic epilepsy and Felatol is the only medication that has nearly given me my life back. I would typically have anywhere from 30-80 seizures a day (myclonic and absence) and this brought it down to around 10-15 a day in total. My only complaints are the insomnia (which can be controlled with a very large dose of melatonin), loss of appetite and the possible risk of life threatening side effects. The weight loss does stop after a while if you experience it.”

9 / 10
stex · Taken for 1 to 2 years July 17, 2016

“Ineffective med that resulted in extreme weight loss and made cognition practically impossible so I did not pass my oral exam before nor was I even able to understand the questions my graduate committee members were asking. I got off of it at that point then went from a 28" waist back to a 32".”

1 / 10
yeteps October 12, 2013

“Started taking Felbatol in October 1995. Until then had been on several medications, nothing would stop my seizures, not even a combinations of medicines. By April 1996 I was almost seizure free. For over 17 yrs I have been seizure free. No one, unless they have experienced this, can imagine the change in all of our lives.”

10 / 10
Anonymous July 3, 2011

“Caused severe insomnia for the first two weeks, which went away. No other side effects. Does require blood tests. Now 8 weeks seizure free, down from 20-25 month of complex partials and grand mals. A miracle, as long as you understand and accept the potential serious side effects.”

9 / 10
crazzydeexox January 14, 2011

“Stopped My Seiures So Far & I Have Never Felt Better”

10 / 10
bjmorgan23 June 2, 2009

“Paresthesia in hands and feet tremors.”

8 / 10

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