229 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

Pill2020
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 22, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain in lower back: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The higher dosage helped with the pain but caused severe unbalance and dizziness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Balance worsened, Vertigo, Heavy sweating anytime, day or night, Eye Twitching, Intermittent drooping eyelid

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Hope_In_Christ
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Hope_In_Christ
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 26
Condition: Central Sensitivity Syndrome 7 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Central Sensitivity Syndrome

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Jul 14, 2011 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for CRPS I (Complex regional pain syndrome type I): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Central Pain Syndrome: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When taking gabapentin prior to breakfast in the morning on an empty stomach, I experienced severe dizzy spells mid-morning. Taking this medicine with or after breakfast combats this side effect.
Side effects: Vertigo, Double vision (diplopia), Muscle twitching (fasciculations), Swelling in feet, Dizziness, Intermittent swelling of hands

Jun 12, 2011 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Central Pain Syndrome: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for CRPS I (Complex regional pain syndrome type I): Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Vertigo, Double vision (diplopia), Muscle twitching (fasciculations), Swelling in feet, Dizziness, Intermittent swelling of hands

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komodolover
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komodolover
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
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Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar I

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Jul 5, 2011 (Started Jun 07, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Joint pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

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Theresa Anne
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Theresa Anne
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 19, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and Tingling with Pins and Needles: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily

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Lisam808
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Lisam808
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jun 6, 2011 (Started Feb 15, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: very sleepy all the time.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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tigger13039
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tigger13039
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jun 2, 2011 (Started Sep 17, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bladder problems: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Numbness and Tingling with Pins and Needles: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Covered most things.... no addiction. wonder drug!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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evene
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evene
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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May 27, 2011 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

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

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Apr 12, 2011 (Started Apr 06, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Definitely helps with neuropathic pains. Advil does not touch skin pain but a few days of Neurontin can. It might make you a little tired though.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness

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Dukat
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Dukat
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
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Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizophrenia

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Apr 12, 2011 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: I was never sure why they gave me this medicine. It helped with sleep a little, but gradually did nothing. Doctor said I could stop without weaning off. I couldn't tell any difference.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Depersonalization-derealization, Brain fog, Mood swings

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: It helped with sleep for awhile, but then I couldn't tell what it was doing, except possibly contributing to "depersonalization." Suicidal thoughts went away after I stopped taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Depersonalization-derealization, Brain fog, Mood swings

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Helped with sleep a little at first. Easy to get off of it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Depersonalization-derealization, Brain fog, Mood swings

Oct 21, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Treat my mood condition(s): None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: It did not help me in any way. I noticed my vision becoming blurry several months ago, but didn't realize it was elated to this drug. After a week off of it, my vision is clear again. It seemed to make my depression worse.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Depersonalization-derealization, Brain fog, Mood swings

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lf in nc
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lf in nc
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Apr 7, 2011 (Started Jun 25, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've gained 18 pounds since stated 9 months ago so I decided to take a break from the drug to see if weight will go down.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Aug 20, 2010 (Started Jun 25, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

Apr 16, 2010 (Started Jun 25, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Did not take this medication enough to tell if benefited. Began experiencing liver issues unrelated to this drug and had to stop taking all medications except Baclofen.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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