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Aptiom questions

I am on Aptiom for Trigeminal Neuralgia. Any info about side effects when Aptiom is increased. Now at 1200 mg. any info would be greatly appreciated. I think this is my last hope before going to narcotics which really doesn't work on this excruciating nerve pain. Already had two unsuccessful surgeries and was told no more. Thank you.Updaa ## Hello, Mary! How are you? I'm sorry that you're in so much pain. The side effects won't be different, when the dosage is raised, but you may experience them, again and they may be more intense than at lower dosages. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Aptiom as possibly including nausea, dizziness, tremor, double vision, headache and drowsiness. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you very much for your help. ## My...

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Aptiom reviews

Is anyone familiar with the epilepsy medication aptiom and what are the reviews? ## Hi Nicole, From the looks of it, you seem to be the first person to post about this specific medication here on MedsChat. But in terms of reviews, the FDA approved Aptiom back in 2013 based on three large clinical trials, including over 1,400 people who've been living with partial-onset seizures. According to these studies, Aptiom reportedly demonstrated a statistically significant reduction (of up to 50% or more) in standardized seizure frequency from where patients were prior to treatment. This is compared to a 22% reduction in patients who received a placebo. Based on this information alone, Aptiom sounds like a viable treatment option in my opinion. However, one must also consider pros and cons w...

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