255 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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May 2, 2014 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: New MD Dr. Miller, Neurologist recommended I take my needed doseage at HS only. To eliminate other ones during to see if fatigue/sleepiness in daytime improves. It has been very effective.

Feb 12, 2014 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily

Jan 12, 2014 (Started Jan 12, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Imperative to take as prescribed. If I miss one dose, I will have terrible nerve shooting pains in my feet that night.

  • 1 helpful mark

Apr 18, 2014 (Started May 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for peripheral neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 25, 2013 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Grogginess, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps pain from burning and tingling
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

Oct 8, 2009 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Grogginess, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Grogginess, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

Nov 25, 2008 (Started Sep 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: helps pain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Grogginess, Fatigue, Mood swings

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 15, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

Nov 9, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry throat, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

Jul 16, 2013 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

Jun 3, 2010 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (Dry throat, Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Extreme dry mouth!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Dry mouth, Dry throat

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 9, 2013 (Started Nov 08, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Once the dizziness subsides, which I really hope it does, this will enable me to live something like a normal life!
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 28, 2013 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for restless legs syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Jun 03, 2013)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2013 (Started Sep 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It helped the nerve pain I was experiencing for a bit but since I was mis-diagnosed this drug would never have helped me since my problem was not a pinched nerve but severe osteo-arthritis in my left hip. I took this drug unnecessarily for a year because I just hoped it might be doing something. Wishful thinking was all I was swallowing..
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 9, 2013 (Started May 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 8, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 25, 2013 (Started Jan 20, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I always pair this with Trileptal As they both seem more effective that way.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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