What is Ketamine-gabapentin-lidocaine topical?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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This is a compounded topical pain relief product that combines ketamine, a general anesthetic; gabapentin, an anticonvulsant with analgesic properties for nerve pain; and lidocaine, a topical analgesic.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle pain 6 0
Pain 6 1
CRPS II (Complex regional pain syndrome type II) 3 3
Doctor recommendation 2 1
Fibromyalgia 2 0
Burning pain in feet 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ketamine-gabapentin-lidocaine topical

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Ketamine-gabapentin-lidocaine topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 4
Expense 3
Other 3
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Duration

Stopped taking Ketamine-gabapentin-lidocaine topical

Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
1-3 months 1
3-6 months 3
6 months-1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 2
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Ketamine-gabapentin-lidocaine topical

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sewjazzy1
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Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

See sewjazzy1's full Ketamine-gabapentin-lidocaine topical history

Apr 30, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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