248 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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fmsgirl57
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fmsgirl57
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F64y
FM:21y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 12, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: generice form available
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Yoyo1971
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Yoyo1971
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 8, 2009 (Started Aug 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
thunderdoodle
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thunderdoodle
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I have:
MS

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Aug 18, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 12, 2009 (Started Mar 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Burning sensation in soles of feet)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: All I know is it does not work for me...It may work well for others though...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Laura72
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Laura72
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 8, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Grogginess, Nausea, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Nausea, Grogginess, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
Bryan Scott
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Bryan Scott
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
55 M
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar II

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Aug 3, 2009 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain, Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: worked great to kill my nerve pain in my spine, but added weight gain worked against the benefit
Side effects: Increased appetite, Weight gain

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: A fantastic med that is non-addictive, so is non-narcotic and also is not an opioid
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite, Weight gain

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Jul 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Back pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: non-narcotic, no addictive factor, this is the 1st drug out of many that really deals with my pain and I dont even feel like I am taking a med.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite, Weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark
micamAnicDuDe1983
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micamAnicDuDe1983
Gender: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 0
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
33 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
ADHD

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Aug 2, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Iv'e been on Neurontin for a long time. This is one drug that I swear by and really do like it. I don't get any negative or bad side effects from it and it really does help my mood out alot. The only problem- beware if you don't have health insurance for it's one expensive drug.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
anghall72
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anghall72
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F44y
FM:8y Dx
I am: g
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 31, 2009 (Started Aug 17, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Ithurts
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Ithurts
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F70y
FM:8y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 24, 2009 (Started Oct 09, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It doesn't do it for me. And I have gained at least 50lbs
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
kaja
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kaja
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Jul 16, 2009 (Started May 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nurve pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks
jade247
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jade247
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jul 15, 2009 (Started Jun 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sedation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Sedation

  • 0 helpful marks
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