User Reviews for Mysoline
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|Seizures||6 reviews||50 medications|
|Summary of Mysoline reviews||9.3||6 reviews|
Reviews for Mysoline
For Seizures "No seizures no side effects"
drm562 (taken for 1 to 2 years) May 29, 2015
0 users found this comment helpful.
For Seizures "I became ill in 1982 at age 33 with encephalitis, brain damage on temporal lobe, and grand mal seizures. The next year I was also diagnosed with Lupus in addition to epilepsy. It took 5 years and NIH treatment of 250 mg of Mysoline/ 3 times a day to control my seizures. It has been controlling my seizures and I am now 65. AARP denied my brand name Mysoline for seizures even though I was going to pay high co-pays. We pay our own insurance so this is a real problem. The worst is fighting AARP to pay their part when I know Mysoline works for 27 years. How can a person at a desk just suggest other medicines to take when your doctor and you state that this is the best one for you. "
Vol1 July 3, 2013
37 users found this comment helpful.
For Seizures "I was prescribed this medicine back in the late 80's for seizure control. I recently stopped using this in 2010. It controlled my seizures well, but I did not realize the side effects of it. Side effects were irritability, anger, increased depression and behavior. Because I literally grew UP with this medicine, I can now see these issues after changing the medicine. My brain was built to use it during puberty/young adult. This does control seizures, and actually suppressed anxiety by slowing down all brain functions. Be aware that epilepsy is cor-morbid with depression quite often and this medicine may enhance/increase depression symptoms."
A. Non December 23, 2010
30 users found this comment helpful.
For Seizures "Great!"
hhrt_7u August 26, 2009
21 users found this comment helpful.
For Seizures "I have been taking this medication for 30 years, and have never had a side effect or seizure. Works very well for me. No complaints. "
irishdeb1 August 12, 2009
28 users found this comment helpful.
For Benign Essential Tremor "I found Mysoline effective for my essential tremor, but the side effects of tiredness, lack of energy, plus reduced sexual function (difficulty in ejaculating) is quite frustrating."
Anonymous July 13, 2009
84 users found this comment helpful.
For Seizures "Great Seizure control. Low side effects after first 2 weeks."
Anonymous January 8, 2009
22 users found this comment helpful.
"My doctor first prescribed Mysoline for me at least 12 years ago, after attending a Medical Conference. I was unable to raise a cup to my lips, or cut the food on my dinner plate. My tremor was noticeable by family and friends. I had been checked for Parkinsons, and the results were negative. This doctor learned that this medication was taken for Essential Tremor, which was mis-diagnosed too many times by Doctors. He wanted me to try it at least. I readily accepted, to take Mysoline, and before I knew it I had results. Taking this prescription, gave me my life back. I no longer needed assitance at dinner time, or by family and friends. I live a normal life now, not ashamed to go out in public. Inderal was added with Mysoline just lately. Thanks"
Elaine Tafelski September 7, 2008
44 users found this comment helpful.
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