247 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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biker72
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biker72
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: None
Stiffness: Some
function: Most
external_stress: Little
Stickman: little
Description:M44y
CFS:7y Dx
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Apr 24, 2013 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 20, 2011 (Started Nov 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps to manage pain well, but may not be tolerated well by everyone. I notice perhaps more memory issues since taking Neurontin again.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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SoreMomma
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SoreMomma
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F38y
FM:6y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 18, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sexual dysfunction, Constipation, Decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I really do enjoy taking this medication for my Fibro because most of my Fibro is located in my legs and back. I also had surgery done on my feet which messed up the nerves in them and the Neurontin has really helped with that. My dosage might be lowered, but it still helped(s) a lot. I really think this is one of the better medication out there for the "middle of the day" treatment for Fibro.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 22, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sexual dysfunction, Constipation, Decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Neurontin does help with my Fibromyalgia, but it is only very slightly. I take 400 mg 4 times a day and it does help it slightly, but it helps more with the nerve damage I have in my feet and in my legs.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 19, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sexual dysfunction, Constipation, Decreased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The only benefit I get is that it works well with my savella.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 24, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin only works for minior aches. I have found that when someone like myself has a severe case of Fibro, it doesn't work so well. But it does help to take the mild cases of pain that I have throughout the day between doses of Savella.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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MintyPanda
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Social Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg All the time (24/7)

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Kenny516
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Kenny516
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 39
Condition: Atypical Facial Pain 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Atypical Facial Pain

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Apr 7, 2013 (Started Mar 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Relaxation)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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jusoph
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jusoph
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:M34y
FM:10y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 15, 2013 (Started May 17, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Temper tantrums)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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lbarbeedoll
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I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 13, 2013 (Started Dec 28, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Ladywolf319
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Ladywolf319
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 32
Condition: CRPS II 29 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
I am: vb
I have:
CRPS II

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Jan 15, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for CRPS II (Complex regional pain syndrome type II))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic pain)
  • side effects
    Severe (Fatigue, Brain fog, Memory problems, Balance problems, Vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily

Aug 16, 2012 (Started Jun 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for CRPS II (Complex regional pain syndrome type II))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic pain)
  • side effects
    Severe (Fatigue, Brain fog, Memory problems, Balance problems, Vertigo)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Helps a lot with anxiety better than any other anti-anxiety meds I've taken

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StormyWeathers
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StormyWeathers
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F43y
FM:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jan 10, 2013 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It seemed to do well as a night time med. occasionally evening, does increases sleepiness though.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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poppysmom
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poppysmom
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 59
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vg
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Jan 7, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • side effects
    Severe (Drowsiness, Dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jmartell
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jmartell
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 1, 2013 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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