Gabapentin

sailboatfun's Gabapentin History (Ongoing)
300 mg Daily Jan 15, 2002 - Nov 12, 2007
1800 mg Daily Nov 12, 2007 - Last Update

sailboatfun's Gabapentin is for…

  • Stiffness/Spasticity
  • Pain
  • Numbness and tingling with pins and needles

sailboatfun's side effects of Gabapentin…

  • Weight gain Aug 13, 2009
  • Fatigue Aug 13, 2009

Evaluations


Dec 31, 2009

Dosage
1800 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
I know it works, I've been on it for a few years. I just can't tell that it's working any more. They want me to continue it
Cost
< $25 monthly

Oct 13, 2009

Dosage
1800 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
of'coure, like other prescriptions, I get dry mouth & a little tired.
Cost
< $25 monthly

Aug 13, 2009

Dosage
1800 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Weight gain, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
At first, it works great. Eventually after higher doses I guess it works fare. I still take it because if I stop... I would know the differece.
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.