50 patient evaluations for Pregabalin taken for the purpose of 'Fibromyalgia' with a side effects rating of Moderate

Nightingale3
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Nightingale3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jun 27, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful when initi ating treatment-watch carefully-for side effects, especially the sedative effect. Keep your doctor informed to how you are reacting to it, and to how well it is working for your pain. This is definitely NOT an ideal drug.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Increased fatigue, Tiredness, Slow to wake in morning, Daytime sleepiness, Lack of concentration, Weight gain, Blurry vision, Brain fog, Brain fog

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Secondwinds
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Secondwinds
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:F55y
FM:18y Dx
CFS:23y Dx
I am: n
I have:
ME/CFS

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Jun 11, 2009 (Started May 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet

Dec 10, 2006 (Started May 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet

Oct 24, 2006 (Started May 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: It was wonderful for pain. However, it started to cause my feet and ankles to swell and was discontinued two months later.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Swelling in ankles, Swelling in feet

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amysmiths
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amysmiths
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F49y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 19, 2009 (Started Apr 08, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremor(s), Tiredness, Slow to wake in morning, Daytime sleepiness, Weight gain, Increased fatigue, Brain fog

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pappabear
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pappabear
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Most
Stickman: some
Description:M61y
FM:?y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Apr 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Side effects: Daytime sleepiness, Lack of concentration, Dizziness, Brain fog, Brain fog

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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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troublekitty
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troublekitty
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F55y
FM:19y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 1, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This was prescribed when I was complaining that I kept falling asleep at work, but it only made me MORE sleepy.
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Ginny*
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Ginny*
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 54
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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May 10, 1999 (Started Jan 03, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine has not helped me but I have been told by other FM patients that this has worked for them. So good luck if you are interested in trying it. I hope it works for you!
Side effects: Pressure headaches

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Killer56
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Killer56
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F58y
FM:22y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 27, 1997 (Started Jan 27, 1997)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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