254 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

kittykittykitty
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kittykittykitty
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:F57y
FM:13y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 1, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped me to sleep. It caused weight gain :-( It is to expensive, I am supose to take 150mg twice a day now I tried it for a while.....I felt better, but the cost caused me to drop it down to 150mg at bedtime. My co pay it cost $95.00 a month (30 days supply)
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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andi114
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andi114
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F49y
FM:6y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 22, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am so happy with this drug and it's pain relief.
Side effects: Spaced out, Tiredness, Daytime sleepiness

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: make sure you give it some time. i took a week for me to start feeling the pain relief.
Side effects: Spaced out, Tiredness, Daytime sleepiness

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itsnotmummy
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itsnotmummy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F55y
FM:11y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 16, 2009 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am weening myself off of these to see if it is really any help
Side effects: Slow to wake in morning, Tiredness, Daytime sleepiness, Brain fog, Blurry vision

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it has helped to take the edge off the pain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Slow to wake in morning, Tiredness, Daytime sleepiness, Brain fog, Blurry vision

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ganieda
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ganieda
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F57y
FM:15y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 15, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 25 mg Daily

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wormy72
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wormy72
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I have:
Parkinson's

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Feb 5, 2009 (Started Jan 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Slow to wake in morning, Brain fog, Spaced out

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mbgm14
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mbgm14
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 4, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Side effects: Weight gain

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: that it can (and does) cause weight gain, but it really helps the neuropathic pain - I tried 4 days back on Tramadex and ibuprofen and ended up in severe pain. I've decided that I'll deal with any wt gain that I have, but I'll definitely stay on the Lyrica.
Side effects: Weight gain

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disie70
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disie70
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I have:
MS

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Jan 29, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Increased fatigue, Tiredness, Lack of concentration, Dizziness, Headaches, Brain fog, Weight gain

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SaraJean
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SaraJean
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
35 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
PTSD

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Jan 5, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: That if you need this medicine but can't afford it, look up Pfizer's website - they have a form you can fill out that will tell you what programs they have you're eligible for. Just fill it out, print out the forms they indicate (and make sure you read everything, it can be a bit confusing, and you need a separate form for the Lyrica too), take them to your Dr, mail them, and you're done. It's not hard at all, and I'm one of those people that really has a hard time getting things done.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Blurry vision, Dizziness

Dec 10, 2008 (Started Oct 31, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I get this medication through Pfizer's "Connection To Care" Program due to the fact that my medical insurance refuses to pay for it even though it's on the drug plan I have. I've been fortunate to receive this medication through the program.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Blurry vision, Dizziness

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Brensui
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Brensui
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F46y
FM:7y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 9, 2008 (Started May 08, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Start out at a low dose and work your way up. Try to stay on the lowest dose possible that will help control your pain. If you need to use during the day, use a low dose (25 to 50mg).
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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MiaBella
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MiaBella
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: 13 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Dec 8, 2008 (Started Oct 08, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I recently started this and I do find it relaxing at bedtime. It is expensive.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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