249 patient evaluations for Gabapentin

2,200 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

thjuland
647 thumb
thjuland
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

See thjuland's full Gabapentin history

Nov 30, 2016 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I upped the dosage since the weird hands sensation has intensified.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 9, 2016 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin is a major help for weird nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 25, 2016 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Gabapentin continues to be a major reliever of nerve pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 26, 2015 (Started Sep 04, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: My toes and feet no longer feel quite so strange, they still do feel some what odd, but much less so.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Kappy4
90068 thumb
Kappy4
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
ALS

See Kappy4's full Gabapentin history

Nov 21, 2016 (Started Sep 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Itching)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Three times daily

Nov 14, 2016 (Started Sep 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Itching)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Three times daily

  • 0 helpful marks
johannarothman
68116 thumb
johannarothman
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Bulbar: none
Arms: none
Chest: none
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
PLS

See johannarothman's full Gabapentin history

Nov 20, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Radiculopathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 23, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Radiculopathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 28, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Radiculopathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 24, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Radiculopathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had to increase dosage at end of June, 2016 because of left leg pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 29, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Radiculopathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I sleep quite well. I don't wake with back pain. I am refreshed and ready for the day.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 8, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Radiculopathy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take one capsule before bed. I find I sleep quite well. I never wake up with radicular pain. I am rested and ready for the day when I wake.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Ellaj35
89964 thumb
Ellaj35
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

See Ellaj35's full Gabapentin history

Nov 9, 2016 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue, Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2400 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: i manage with the fatigue, resting when needed.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue, Drowsiness

Oct 27, 2011 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue, Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1800 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue, Drowsiness

Aug 7, 2011 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue, Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: i dont have much patience, took the neurontin and expected immediate results... i needed to give it time... im back on it again.. and trying to be patient...
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue, Drowsiness

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Sep 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The side effects were almost as bad or worse than the sypmtoms.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue, Drowsiness

  • 0 helpful marks
ChronicWarrior
83270 thumb
ChronicWarrior
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F48y
FM:1y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See ChronicWarrior's full Gabapentin history

Sep 16, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Several acute dizzy spells, Neck movement dizziness (Cervicogenic dizziness), Forgetfulness, Forgetting Words)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks
sweetad
5789 thumb
sweetad
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

See sweetad's full Gabapentin history

Sep 3, 2016 (Started Dec 03, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Dec 03, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
Tsalta
9165 thumb
Tsalta
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

See Tsalta's full Gabapentin history

Aug 31, 2016 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Jul 29, 2011 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Grogginess, Sleepiness, Weight gain, Brain fog, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2700 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This does help with the sensory problems that get so much worse in the summer. I do get fluid retention in my legs at the higher dosage so it does come with a trade off. Once the heat and humidity gets better - Sept. I go back to lower doses
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Jun 5, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Grogginess, Sleepiness, Weight gain, Brain fog, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Mar 12, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Brain fog, Mood swings, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Feb 17, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sleepiness, Brain fog, Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

Jan 29, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Weight gain, Sleepiness, Grogginess, Fatigue, Fatigue, Mood swings, Brain fog, Mood swings, Brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks
God's Worshipper
11071 thumb
God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
59 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

See God's Worshipper's full Gabapentin history

Aug 11, 2016 (Started Jun 28, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Emotional pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: It has only been about 2 months but I have been feeling better, less emotional pain and less depression.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Seclorum
87330 thumb
Seclorum
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

See Seclorum's full Gabapentin history

Jul 20, 2016 (Started Jan 27, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Three times daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Chrismh1
24064 thumb
Chrismh1
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
44 M
Function: High
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar I

See Chrismh1's full Gabapentin history

Jun 30, 2016 (Started Oct 21, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 10 of 249 patient evaluations for Gabapentin