Reviews written by poink

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October 31, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Overall satisfaction 
 
4.0
Efficacy  
 
5.0
Lack of side effects 
 
2.5
Medicines
oxcarbazepine for BiPolar

Was put on this drug a couple of months ago at 600mg/day and quickly titrated up to 1500mg/day. This was prescribed as a mood stabilizer to go with my Wellbutrin. It worked wonders for me as far as mood stabilization, but at 1500mg I developed terrible tremors. Actually they...

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poink
February 15, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Overall satisfaction 
 
4.5
Efficacy  
 
4.5
Lack of side effects 
 
4.5
Medicines
Only As A Last Resort

None of my Doctors will prescribe Xanax for me (I don't blame them)because of my history of substance abuse but I am open with my psychiatrist that I have Xanax and will continue to take them when absolutely necessary. He prescribes me some mild anti-anxiety drugs, but they won't...

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poink
February 15, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Overall satisfaction 
 
4.5
Efficacy  
 
4.5
Lack of side effects 
 
4.5
The Only Thing That Works

Kind of funny, but I was first prescribed Fioricet for a long-lasting headache that turned out to be a subdural hematoma. Since the surgery, I occasionally get really severe headaches that nothing else will touch. I always try OTC stuff first because of the barbiturate in the Fioricet...

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poink
February 15, 2014
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Overall satisfaction 
 
2.5
Efficacy  
 
4.0
Lack of side effects 
 
2.5
Medicines
A Pound A Pill

After brain surgery, I had a lot of problems with psychosis for a short while, so was put on Zyprexa. Was my second time on it, had been on it a few years ago for Bipolar. I read somewhere that just filling the prescription will cause you to...

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poink
February 15, 2014
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Overall satisfaction 
 
4.5
Efficacy  
 
4.5
Lack of side effects 
 
4.5
Medicines
Truly a Lifesaver

I was diagnosed Bipolar a few years ago, but have never stayed on any of the meds because of the side effects and the way that they made me feel. A couple of years ago I ended up with new psychiatrists after brain surgery and last year was feeling...

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