Gabapentin

Tsalta's Gabapentin History (Ongoing)
500 mg Daily Jan 23 - 31, 2009
900 mg Daily Jan 31 - Mar 06, 2009
1200 mg Daily Mar 06 - 12, 2009
1800 mg Daily Mar 12 - May 22, 2009
900 mg Daily May 22 - 22, 2009
1500 mg Daily May 22 - 29, 2009
900 mg Daily May 29 - Jun 01, 2009
300 mg Daily Jun 01 - 05, 2009
600 mg Daily Jan 10 - Jun 20, 2011
2700 mg Daily Jun 20, 2011 - Last Update
Stopped Did not seem to work, Other, and Side effects too severe Jun 5, 2009

Tsalta's Gabapentin is for…

  • Numbness and tingling with pins and needles

Tsalta's side effects of Gabapentin…

  • Grogginess Jun 5, 2009
  • Sleepiness Feb 17, 2009
  • Weight gain Jun 5, 2009
  • Brain fog Jan 29, 2009
  • Mood swings Mar 12, 2009
  • Fatigue Feb 17, 2009

Evaluations


Jul 29, 2011

Dosage
2700 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Grogginess, Sleepiness, Weight gain, Brain fog, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
This does help with the sensory problems that get so much worse in the summer. I do get fluid retention in my legs at the higher dosage so it does come with a trade off. Once the heat and humidity gets better - Sept. I go back to lower doses
Cost
< $25 monthly

Jun 5, 2009

Dosage
300 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Grogginess, Sleepiness, Weight gain, Brain fog, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

Mar 12, 2009

Dosage
1200 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Brain fog, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

Feb 17, 2009

Dosage
900 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Brain fog, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

Jan 29, 2009

Dosage
500 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    Mild (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

About Gabapentin (Prescription Drug)

Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant medication used as an adjunct treatment for partial seizures and for the management of postherpetic neuralgia and neuropathic pain.

Learn more about Gabapentin in our Gabapentin Community Report.