Gabapentin

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Dukat's Gabapentin History (Ongoing)
1800 mg Daily Feb 01, 2007 - Jan 01, 2009
600 mg Daily Jan 01 - 14, 2009
Daily Jan 04 - Aug 01, 2010
Daily Nov 01, 2010 - Last Update
Stopped Doctor's advice Jan 14, 2009
Stopped Doctor's advice Oct 21, 2009
Stopped Doctor's advice Jan 1, 2010
Stopped Did not seem to work Aug 1, 2010

Dukat's Gabapentin is for…

  • Treat my mood condition(s)

Dukat's side effects of Gabapentin…

  • Depersonalization-derealization Jan 1, 2003
  • Brain fog Oct 21, 2009
  • Mood swings Oct 21, 2009

Evaluations


Apr 12, 2011

  • 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

Aug 1, 2010

  • 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

Jan 1, 2010

  • 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

Oct 21, 2009

  • 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

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.