249 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

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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

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vvmomof3
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vvmomof3
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F37y
FM:8y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 6, 2009 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily
Side effects: Brain fog, Brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks
Rejoice
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Rejoice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: Hemiplegic Migraine 27 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Hemiplegic Migraine

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Jul 3, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Insomnia, Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
christine1114
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christine1114
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 1, 2009 (Started May 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Tired legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are taking too many gapenten pills, you may want to switch to Lyrica.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
luvbug622
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luvbug622
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jun 30, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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

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Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

Jan 3, 2009 (Started Jan 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Daily

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

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Jun 13, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Depressed mood, Increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This helps without terrible side effects. Useful drug. I've taken it off and on since 1984.
Side effects: Depressed mood, Increased appetite

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zigzag
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zigzag
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jun 10, 2009 (Started May 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Burning sensation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain in legs)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Stopping, doesn't help, causing weight gain
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain

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myhoney
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myhoney
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jun 4, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 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
mandiesueny
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mandiesueny
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily

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