262 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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Jan 6, 2015 (Started Feb 24, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 3, 2014 (Started Jun 30, 1988)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take with food or milk. It can upset your stomach. When I first started taking gabapentin it actually stopped all of the `phantom' pain in my arms and legs. Could hardly believe it! For the longest time I is on 1600 mg a day and now up to 2400 mg a day since they are taking me off the morphine.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 23, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxiety attacks)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: unexpected positive energy
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Oct 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I did not feel well taking this.

Jan 15, 2014 (Started Oct 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: The doctor wanted me to take 1 nightly for a week, then increase to 2 and so on until at a high dose. Side effects can be weight gain but for me, at this low dose, I found I would have some dizziness the next morning and blurry vision so no desire to increase. It does help some to ward off pain so I take it when my muscles are making noise like the next day will be a bad fibro day. Sometimes it prevents a bad day, sometimes it doesn't but I am not taking it as prescribed.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Nov 27, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: same as Lyrica. Beware side effects.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for complex regional pain syndrome type I)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

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: 300 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
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