256 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Dec 30, 2008 (Started Dec 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (increased appetite, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 12/30/08 Slight sleepiness when starting and upping the dose. Did notice change in pain on the first day of taking it. Do not miss doses. Do notice increase in pain about an hour before next dosage is due.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2008 (Started Dec 05, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 3, 2008 (Started Dec 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2008 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 30, 2008 (Started Jan 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 23, 2008 (Started Nov 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for burning sensation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, brain fog, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess, fatigue, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2008 (Started Jun 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue, weight gain, grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the tiredness it causes
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: grogginess, weight gain, fatigue, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 29, 2008 (Started Feb 21, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 25, 2008 (Started Feb 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I build up a tolerance every few weeks. I have to stop or decrease the amount for several days so it will start working again.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 4, 2008 (Started Jul 24, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, brain fog, grogginess, extreme sedation)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, extreme sedation, brain fog, grogginess

  • 0 helpful marks
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